Swedish green marble

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The grand staircase of Stockholm City Hall in Stockholm is made of Swedish green

Swedish green marble, or simply Swedish green, is a marble from quarries in Kolmården, in the north-eastern part of the province of Östergötland in Sweden. It is fine-grained, with a variable green colour and attractive veining, due to serpentines in the stone. It is considered one of the hardest marbles in the world.[1]

Swedish green has been used extensively in buildings and monuments in Sweden and abroad.

Notable buildings with Swedish green[edit]

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  1. ^ "Material Name:Swedish green". Marmorbruket. Archived from the original on December 25, 2011. Retrieved December 21, 2011.