Chemical Composition of Granite

Granite is the natural stone and it is formed on the basis of heat and fusion. Granite consists of different chemical component in the average proportion. Some of the chemical components present in granite are

    Silicon dioxide                    70.18%
    Aluminium oxide               14.47%
    Potassium oxide               4.11%
    Sodium oxide                      3.48%
    Calcium oxide                     1.99%
    Iron II oxide                      1.78%
    Iron III oxide                    1.57%
    Magnesium oxide              0.88%
    Water "molecule"             0.84%
    Titanium dioxide                0.39%
    Diphosphorus pentoxide 0.19%
    Manganese Oxide              0.12%