List of types of marble

List of types of marble

The following is a list of various types of marble according to location.

(NB: Marble-like stone which is not true marble according to geologists is included, but is indicated by italics and an endnote).

IRAN Middle East

  • Persian SILK Marble
  • ICE BERG Marble
  • KHOY Marble
  • KASHMAR Marble
  • ZOMOROD Marble
  • WHITE Marble
  • BLUE ONYX
  • WHITE ONYX
  • GREEN ONYX
  • PERSIAN SCATTO Marble
  • BIANCO Marble
  • AGATA BLACK Marble
  • 3D BLACK Marble
  • MARSHAL Marble

Africa

Egypt

  • Galala Marbletag
  • Alabaster Marble

Ethiopia

  • Dalati marble which is found in Western Oromia, is white in color processed in Addis Ababa and used for decorating floors and walls.

Tunisia

  • Giallo antico — also known as Numidian marble (marmor numidicum in Latin), was a yellow marble quarried in Roman times from the area of Chemtou, ancient Simmithu

Asia

India

Turkey

Europe

Marble quarry in Naxos, Greece.

Belgium

Czech Republic

A stoup from brown Slivenec marble in the church in Dobřichovice

See webpage Dekorační kameny etc.

France

Germany

Greece

Ireland

Italy

North Macedonia

Norway

Romania

Poland

Portugal

Russia

Spain

Sweden

North America

United States

Oceania

New Zealand

  • Takaka Marble

Endnotes

These entries are actually “false” marble, near-marble, or marble mis-nomers:

  1. ^ Geologists consider Ashford Black Marble to be a type of carboniferous limestone.
  2. ^ Geologists consider Connemara marble to be a type of serpentinite.
  3. ^ Geologists consider Purbeck Marble to be a type of limestone.
  4. ^ Geologists consider Sussex Marble to be a type of limestone.
  5. ^ Geologists consider St. Genevieve marble to be an oolitic limestone.
  6. ^ Geologists consider Tennessee marble to be a compressed limestone.

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