How Is Marble Made?


Marble is made from limestone. The metamorphism of limestone makes it a non foliated metamorphic rock. It is used for sculpting and materials in building such as counter tops.
Q&A Related to "How Is Marble Made"
The majority of marbles manufactured today are made from a special glass that contains sand and silica, in addition to calcium hydroxide and sodium. This combination allows marbles
Here's a video from "How It's Made" explaininghow marbles are made... Embed
Glass. I would guess that the first marbles that people played with were round rocks found near streams. Later, they were made out of ceramic materials (see the link) However, the
In modern machines, lots of glass melts at once in a furnace around...
1 Additional Answer
Marble is formed from carbonate rocks in the Earth's crust with heat and pressure. Pure white marble is made from very pure limestones. The swirls in marble are impurities locked int he rock. You can find more information here:
Explore this Topic
Most marbles are made from glass. There are many others that are made from various things like wood and steel. Almost every hard substance has had a marble made ...
The most valuable marbles are pre-1950's. Collectors are looking for marbles made in the late 1800's through the 1940's. In the early1950's, the Japanese started ...
I have seen marbles on sinks there are some houses or offices out there that are made of marbles. Marbles are expensive but it is very durable so it is worth ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014