What Type of Rock Is Marble?

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Marble is one of the kinds of metamorphic rock. Marble's hardness make it perfect for polishing, sculpting, and using in homes. Quartzite and slate are other examples of metamorphic rock. You can find more information here: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/metamorphic-rock-facts-types-of-metamorphic-rocks.html
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Marble is a non-foliated. metamorphic. rock derived from limestone or dolostone.
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Alley (or real) marbles are made from actual marble or alabaster. They are usually streaked wavy or with distinct patterns. Aggie marbles are made of agate or glass that resembles
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Marble is a metamorphic ( altered) form of limestone. The metamorphosis ( alteration) occurs when movements in the earth's crust put the limestone under great heat and pressure.
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Basalt and Granite are Igneous rocks.
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