Amhara region discovers 23m tons of granite deposit
Addis Ababa, May 25, 2020 (FBC) –Granite deposit amounting more than 23 million tons has been discovered in three districts of east Gojam zone, Amhara regional state.
The deposit was found in Baso Liben, Gozamin and Debre Elias districts, according to the regional state’s mines development and promotion agency.
Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture. It is used in buildings, bridges, paving, monuments, and many other exterior projects.