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Types of Marble

Basalt
Basalt

Basalt is an extrusive igneous rock, sometimes porphyritic, and is often both fine-grained and dense. Basalt in the tops of subaerial lava flows and cinders will often be highly vesiculated, imparting a lightweight "frothy" texture to the rock.

Botticino Marble
Botticino Marble

Botticino marble. Botticino-marble.com is a complete informative website exclusively dedicated to the Botticino marble from Turkey. Botticino-marble.com is the starting point for all businesses and individuals looking for the most reliable and updated information about this unique beige marble from Turkey.

Calacatta Marble
Calacatta Marble

Calacatta: A vanity counter and large floor tiles make this master bath light and airy. Flüff Designs Carrara: Although this marble has some large and dramatic veining like Calacatta, it is grayer and also has many fine feathery lines.

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Calacatta Marble Tile
Calacatta Marble Tile

Calacatta: A vanity counter and large floor tiles make this master bath light and airy. Flüff Designs Carrara: Although this marble has some large and dramatic veining like Calacatta, it is grayer and also has many fine feathery lines.

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Carrara Marble
Carrara Marble

Carrara: Although this marble has some large and dramatic veining like Calacatta, it is grayer and also has many fine feathery lines. Suzie Parkinson SÜZA DESIGN.

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Carrara Marble Tile
Carrara Marble Tile

Carrara marble slabs are offered in polished and honed finishes, and a wide variety of floor tiles, wall tiles, and mosaics are available to create stunning marble countertops, waterfall islands, marble tile floors, and accent walls throughout both residential and commercial properties.

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Crema Marfil Marble Tile
Crema Marfil Marble Tile

However, it is not always what it seems. Real Crema Marfil limestone, (not marble) is quarried in Spain, near Alicante. Many of the cream or beige coloured marbles that are sold as cheap Crema Marfil actually originate from somewhere other than Spain, often from Turkey, China or elsewhere outside the European Union.

Emperador Marble Tile
Emperador Marble Tile

Emperador Dark is an alluring marble from Spain featuring a range of dark, rich browns and grays. This marble is recommended for both residential and commercial property installations. Fashion beautiful marble countertops, marble tile floors, accent walls, and other features with slabs and coordinating tiles from the Emperador Dark collection.

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Granite
Granite

Granite is a stronger and harder stone than marble is, which lends it a shiny, glossy appearance compared to marble's dull smoothness. However, with certain polishing sealants, modern marble can be made to look much glossier than it did in the past.

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Limestone
Limestone

The main difference between limestone and marble is that limestone is a sedimentary rock, typically composed of calcium carbonate fossils, and marble is a metamorphic rock. Limestone forms when shells, sand, and mud are deposited at the bottom of oceans and lakes and over time solidify into rock.

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Marble
Marble

Marble is metamorphosed limestone, composed of fairly pure calcite (a crystalline form of calcium carbonate, CaCO3). It is extensively used for sculpture, as an building material, and in many other applications.

Pavonazzo Marble
Pavonazzo Marble

Pavonazzo marble. Pavonazzetto marble also known as Docimaean marble, is a white marble originally from Docimium, or modern Iscehisar, Turkey. The name derives from the Italian word for peacock (pavone). "In natural stone trade, Pavonazzo is often simply called a Marble.".

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Quartzite
Quartzite

Loose quartz makes up about 93 percent of the material. It is blended with a binder and pigment and formed into countertops. Quartz vs. Quartzite Countertops. Here is a comparison of quartz and quartzite that will help you decide which material is right for your bathroom or kitchen countertops project.

Red Verona Marble
Red Verona Marble

Red Verona marble. Red Verona Marble is a variety of limestone rock which takes its name from Verona in northern Italy. It includes internal skeletons of ammonites and belemnoidea rostra in a fecal pellets matrix.

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Rosso di Levanto Marble
Rosso di Levanto Marble

Rosso Levanto is a kind of wine red marble quarried in Italy. This stone is especially good for Exterior - Interior wall and floor applications, countertops, mosaic, fountains, pool and wall capping and other design projects.

Sandstone
Sandstone

Sandstone is an arenaceous sedimentary rock composed mainly of feldspar and quartz and varies in colour (in a similar way to sand), through grey, yellow, red, and white. Since sandstones often form highly visible cliffs and other rock formations, certain colors of sandstone may be strongly identified with certain regions.

Siena Marble
Siena Marble

Siena Marble & Tile showroom and design center is Long Island's leading source for Natural Stone, Artisan Tiles, Glass Mosaics.

Slate
Slate

4) Slate is metamorphic rock, like the marble. However, instead of forming from a pre-existing limestone (like marble), slate is formed from the low-grade metamorphism of the sedimentary rock shale. Slate, like shale ("mudstone"), is a very fined-grained rock of mostly microscopic clay minerals with some microscopic quartz and calcite.

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Statuary Marble Tile
Statuary Marble Tile

Please note that wecarry many sizes of statuary marble tiles ranging from 12x24 tiles to 3x6 marble subway tiles and including many sizes in between, such as 18x18, 12x12, 6x12, 6x6, 4x12, and 4x4 square tiles.