The Mosque of Cordoba was a former mosque and today is a Roman Catholic Cathedral located in the Andalusian city of Cordoba, Spain. It was built into a mosque by the Umayyad Dynasty. The structure is most notable for its interior large arches, and over 1,000 columns that are made out of jasper, onyx, marble and granite.

Mosque of Cordoba

The Mosque of Cordoba was a former mosque and today is a Roman Catholic Cathedral located in the Andalusian…

The granite cross is found on a tomb. It is used as the finial (top) on the tomb.

Granite Cross

The granite cross is found on a tomb. It is used as the finial (top) on the tomb.

A granite quarry.

Granite

A granite quarry.

Granite texture, holocrystalline.

Granite

Granite texture, holocrystalline.

The state banner of New Hampshire, the granite state.

New Hampshire

The state banner of New Hampshire, the granite state.

"Unit orographic blocks in granite, near the knife works, Hotchkissville. a Area over downthrown block." -Walcott, 1901

Orographic Blocks

"Unit orographic blocks in granite, near the knife works, Hotchkissville. a Area over downthrown block."…

"A black granite statue of the youthful Ramses II. It is probably a faithful portrait. No better work was ever produced by the Egyptian sculpture."—Webster, 1913

Ramses II

"A black granite statue of the youthful Ramses II. It is probably a faithful portrait. No better work…