How Could You Differentiate between White Marble and White Quartzite?

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You can differentiate between white marble and white quartzite by the hardness in texture as quartzite is harder than marble. Marble is extracted from limestone while quartzite starts as sandstone.
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" Marble will effervesce in vinegar or diluted hydrochloric acid-quartzite will not. Both quartzite and marble are meta-sedimentary rocks. However, quartzite comes from a quartz
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Quartzite is harder and will scratch
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Many ways; through chemical compound, the mineral refract index, hardness tests, just to name a few. The easiest might be just visually.
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