List of types of marble
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The following is a list of various types of marble according to location.
- 1 Africa
- 2 Asia
- 3 Europe
- 4 North America
- 5 Oceania
- 6 Endnotes
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- Dalati marble which is found in Western Oromia, is white in color processed in Addis Ababa and used for decorating floors and walls.
- 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
- Makrana Marble - White Marble also known as Sangemarmar. Used in the Construction of the Taj Mahal, India.
See webpage Dekorační kameny etc.
- Slivenec marble (slivenecký mramor), 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) from Barrandien, Karlík, Prague-West District: black with gold-yellow-colour veins
- Podol marble from Vápenný Podol, Chrudim District: white, grey-white, rosy
- Křtiny marble (křtinský mramor) from Křtiny, Blansko District: grey, rosy, reddish
- Cetechovice marble (cetechovický mramor) from Cetechovice, Kroměříž District: white
- 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
- Botticino Marble
- Carrara marble
- Pavonazzo marble
- Siena marble
- Red Verona marble
- Rosso di Levanto marble
- Calacatta Marble
- Sivec (Bianco Sivec)
- Crema Marfil
- Macael marble
- Nero Marquina
- Al-Andalus Red
- Dark Emperador
- Costa Sol Bronze
- San Cristobal Ivory Cream
- 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.
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