Types of Marble and where it can be found

Marble is metamorphic rock which is made of limestone and dolostone. Marbles can be found in mountains and hilly areas all over the world. The places where Marble can be found are Spain,China,India, Turkey, Colorado, France, Britain, Ireland etc.

Images of World’s Best Monuments made from different types of Marble are given below:

1. Macael from Spain:-

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Macael was Used for Best Monument :-Washington Monument

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Location :Washington, D.C.

Reference:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Monument#See_also

2. Makrana from India:

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Makrana was Used for Best Monument :- Taj Mahal

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Location :Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

3. Black Marble from Kilkenny, Ireland

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Black Marble from Kilkenny, Ireland was used for best monument :Kilkenny Castle, the signature symbol of the Mediaeval city.

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Location : Ireland

Reference :http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:KilkennyCastlePS.jpg

4. Llano Pink from Central Texas

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Llano Pink from Central Texas Best Monument :The Llano County Courthouse ,United States

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References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llano_Uplift

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Llano_courthouse_2010.jpg

Danby from Vermont

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Danby from Vermont best Monument:Main Street in Danby

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Location:United states

References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Danby_Vermont_20040701.jpg

6.Yule from Colorado

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Yule Marble best Monuments: Aerial view of Lincoln Memorial – east side

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YuleMarbleTous : Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Tomb of the Unknowns) viewing the north side looking south. Two cracks on the side of the Tomb are visible

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References:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:YuleMarbleTous.jpg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aerial_view_of_Lincoln_Memorial_-_east_side_EDIT.jpeg

7. Royal White from China

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Royal White best Monuments :Royal Canadian Navy Monument sail.

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Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Royal_Canadian_Navy_Monument_sail.jpg

8. Creole marble from US

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Best monument made by Creole marble:-Gold door of Bok Tower in Lake Wales, Florida

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References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bok_Tower_door.JPG

9. Etowah marble from Georgia:-

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est monument made by Etowah marble: At Joslyn Art Museum Omaha, NE

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References:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Etowah_Fleuri_marble.jpg

 

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