Where Does Marble Come From?
Where Does Marble Come From? Marble is a stone material that stands out above the rest — and has for centuries. Landmarks like the Taj Mahal, Washington Monument, Athens Parthenon, and the Carrara Cathedral are all marble-clad buildings, and the materials'' use won''t be going out of style any time soon.Is It Calcite or Dolomite? | Rock & Gem Magazine2019-8-27 · When limestone has few impurities, it is snow-white, or nearly so, and we use it for grave markers, monuments, and major public buildings, like the presidential memorials in Washington, D.C. When subjected to heat and pressure, limestone recrystallizes enough to form a harder rock with a sugary texture that we call marble.