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Granite is one kind of hard rock.

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This hard rock is useful in buliding bridges and bulidings?

The hard rock that is useful for building bridges and buildings is known as granite. Granite is also used for building counter tops.

What hard rock is useful in building bridges and building?

Most modern bridges are steel structure or framework. Limestone, dolomite and marble have been used in many historic buildings attesting to their durability.

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What is a hard rock used to build bridges?

ashphalt and gravel

What kind of rock is used to build buildings?

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What rock is used to make bridges and structures?

Several bridges and buildings are made out of limestone, a very common rock used in architecture. Other rocks used are sandstone, granite, and marble.

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Because igneous rocks are so hard, they make useful road building materials. When sheets of igneous rock are cut and polished, they are used inside buildings such as banks and offices, and are also used as gravestones.

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What minerals are in limestone?

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What is granite used for and why?

granite is a introusive igneouse rock. which means it was formed from magma. granite is used to make: bridges buildings paving streets with coblestones curbstones floors counters and sometimes outdoor garden statues this is because granite is an extreamly hard rock and have a preaty color.

What rock is best for building?

There are many characteristic of a best rock in building buildings. For easy work you can use marble, limestone or dolomite. For durability and strength you can use igneous rocks such as basalt.

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yes... without steel reinforcing, possibly rock may be strong enough to withstand an earthquake but building are not constructed of rock.

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it is used for making roads cast building, shops, cottages, pubs, and civic buildings

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Depending on the soil, height, weight & size of building. All bridges are put in by friction or to bed rock.

What is the best hard rock used for building buildings?

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Which rock is a popular building stone?

they used alot of bluestone for mansions in the 1800's, in Sydney were sandstone is prevalent there are sandstone buildings and the Empire Sate Building is made out of Granite, but if one considers concrete a stone or rock then it is.

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