How Is Marble Made?

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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.
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How Marbles Are Made
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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: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marble
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