What Granite Names Mean

Most granite color names are Italian.  Here is the key to understanding them:

ITALIAN WORD ENGLISH TRANSLATION MINERAL
Azzuro/Azul Blue
Bianco/Blanco White Calcite, Dolomite, Quartz
Bordeaux Burgundy
Breccia Broken Pieces
Capolavoro Masterpiece
Dorado Gold
Emperador Emperor
Farfalla Butterfly
Fiore/Fiorito Flower
Giallo Yellow Limonite
Luna Moon
Madura Mellow/Ripe
Negro Black Carbon
Perla Pearl
Rosa Pink Potassium Feldspar
Rosso Red Hematite
Verde Green Mika, Chloride