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:-
Macael was Used for Best Monument :-Washington Monument
Location :Washington, D.C.
2. Makrana from India:
Makrana was Used for Best Monument :- Taj Mahal
Location :Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
3. Black Marble from Kilkenny, Ireland
Black Marble from Kilkenny, Ireland was used for best monument :Kilkenny Castle, the signature symbol of the Mediaeval city.
Location : Ireland
4. Llano Pink from Central Texas
Llano Pink from Central Texas Best Monument :The Llano County Courthouse ,United States
Danby from Vermont
Danby from Vermont best Monument:Main Street in Danby
6.Yule from Colorado
Yule Marble best Monuments: Aerial view of Lincoln Memorial – east side
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
7. Royal White from China
Royal White best Monuments :Royal Canadian Navy Monument sail.
8. Creole marble from US
Best monument made by Creole marble:-Gold door of Bok Tower in Lake Wales, Florida
9. Etowah marble from Georgia:-
est monument made by Etowah marble: At Joslyn Art Museum Omaha, NE