Marbles are off different
types. Marbles are named after their location
from quarries. It includes Paros from
Greece, Penteli from Greece, Carrara from
Italy, Proconnesus from Turkey, Macael
from Spain, Makrana from India, Danby
from Vermont, and Yule from Colorado.
During the classical times, white marbles
like Carrara have prized for their sculpture.
Marbles are mainly used
for construction purpose. In construction
the term marble is used for massive, crystalline,
calcitic rock. Marble is used building
stone in construction industry.
Colorless marbles are used
by the industry in a wide variety and
it is pure source of calcium carbonate.
Ground marble powder is used as a component
in paints, toothpaste, plastics, and many
When marble become the
desired source for Greek and roman sculptors
and architect, marble become the cultural
symbol for tradition and refined taste.
It extremely varies and colorful pattern
makes it a favorite decorative material,
and are often imitated.