Marble FAQs:


Q: Is a Marble a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals?

A: Yes, and most commonly calcite or dolomite.

Q: Is a Marble commonly used for sculpture and as a building material?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a Marble really a dense granular fossiliferous gray to pink to maroon Ordovician limestone that geologists call the Holston Formation?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a Marble the result of metamorphism of a very pure limestone or dolomite protolith?

A: Yes.

Q: Are Marbles marble sculptures from the Parthenon that are on display in the British Museum?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a Marble a rock resulting from metamorphism of sedimentary carbonate rocks?

A: Yes, and most commonly limestone or dolomite rock.

Q: Is a Marble a stone which is composed of calcite?

A: Yes, and dolomite or serpentine which is capable of taking a polish.