Several fine and medium-grained granites are found largely in the mountainous region north of Aqaba on the Red Sea. Jordanian granites are known by their commercial names: Rosa Bono (light rose), Rosa Bono Extra (pink), Viola (intense pink/purple), Petra (pale rose), Red Rum (intense rose), Ratwa (rose with pale green crystal flecks), White Sunshine (light grey/pale rose), and Nero Jordan (dark gray).

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