List of types of marble
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The following is a list of various types of marble according to location.
- Galala Marble
- Sinai Pearl Marble
- Milly Grey Marble
- Sunny Marble
- Alabaster Marble
- Daleti marble, Western Welega: white, white with grey veins and other colours
- Enda Tikurir marble, Western Tigray
- Newi marble, Central Tigray
- Akmara marble, Central Tigray
- Dichinamo marble, Western Tigray
- Giallo antico — also known as Numidian marble (marmor numidicum in Latin), was a yellow marble quarried in Roman times from the area of Chemtou, ancient Simmithu
- Hàn Bái Yǜ Marable (Chinese: 汉白玉) A type of white marble used in China for building and sculpting.
See webpage Dekorační kameny etc.
- Český Šternberk marble (šternberský mramor) from Český Šternberk, Benešov District: white
- Pernštejn marble (pernštejnský mramor) from Nedvědice, Brno-Country District: white
- Nehodiv marble (nehodivský mramor) from Nehodiv, Klatovy District: grey
- Lipová marble (lipovský mramor) from Horní Lipová, Jeseník District: dark and light-coloured
- Sněžník marble (sněžníkovský mramor) from Horní Morava, Ústí nad Orlicí District: light-coloured
- Supíkovice marble (supíkovický mramor) from Supíkovice, Jeseník District: grey-white
- so-called marbles
- Cetechovice marble (cetechovický mramor), a limestone from Cetechovice, Kroměříž District: coloured
- Slivenec marble (slivenecký mramor), a limestone from Barrandien, Slivenec and Radotín (Cikánka, Horní Kopanina, Na Špičce, Hvížďalka quarries), Prague: reddish, rose, brown, grey, spotted with veins. From old times quarried by the Knights of the Cross with the Red Star order which received the Slivenec village in 1253 from Wenceslaus I Přemyslid, the Bohemian king. In 1923, the order sold the quarries to a private company.
- Karlík marble (karlický mramor), a limestone from Barrandien, Karlík, Prague-West District: black with gold-yellow-colour veins
- Podol marble (Podolský mramor) from Vápenný Podol, Chrudim District: an upper Devonian limestone: white, grey-white, rosy
- Křtiny marble (křtinský mramor) from Křtiny, Blansko District, a Devonian limestone, occasionally lime breccia: grey, rosy, reddish
- Auerbach marble
- Crottendorf marble
- Saalburg violet
- Wunsiedel Marble
- Green of Styra or Styron Evia Green, near Styra on the island Euboea (silicate marble)
- Hymettus marble
- Parian marble
- Pentelic marble
- Skyros marble
- Thassos marble
- Lasa marble
- Pavonazzo marble
- Red Verona marble (nodular limestone)
- Rosso di Levanto marble (serpentinite, occasionally ophicalcite)
- Siena marble
- Sivec (Bianco Sivec)
- Crema Marfil (limestone)
- Macael marble
- Negro Marquina (limestone)
- Veteado Rio
- Emperador (limestone)
- Negro Fantasia
- Cockeysville marble
- Creole marble
- Etowah marble
- Murphy Marble
- St. Genevieve marble[E]
- Sylacauga marble
- Tennessee marble[F]
- Vermont marble
- Tuckahoe marble
- Yule Marble
- Takaka Marble
These entries are actually "false" marble, near-marble, or marble mis-nomers:
- ^ Geologists consider Ashford Black Marble to be a type of carboniferous limestone.
- ^ Geologists consider Connemara marble to be a type of serpentinite.
- ^ Geologists consider Purbeck Marble to be a type of limestone.
- ^ Geologists consider Sussex Marble to be a type of limestone.
- ^ Geologists consider St. Genevieve marble to be an oolitic limestone.
- ^ Geologists consider Tennessee marble to be a compressed limestone.
- Tom Heldal, Haileyesus Walle: Building-stones of Ethiopia. GSU, NGU, Addis Ababa / Trondheim 2002, p. 30.
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