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Moles are common skin growths that can appear anywhere on the body. They are typically benign, meaning they are not cancerous. Moles develop when clusters of melanocytes, the pigment-producing cells in the skin, grow in a concentrated area. These melanocytes give moles their characteristic color, which ranges from tan to dark brown or black. Most adults have between 10 and 40 common moles.