Crust (Granite) main content.

Crust (Granite)

Part of Hall of Planet Earth.

Earth's Layers: Crust AMNH/R.Mickens

Exhibition Text

Granite, an igneous rock composed mainly of the minerals quartz and feldspar, makes up most of the upper crust. 

DENSITY= 2.58 gm/cm3

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Earth Structure

Keywords: Geology, Earth (Planet)--Crust, Granite

Audience: General