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Marble Stone

Marble Stone


Marble is limestone or dolomite,etc. by contacting the formation of regional metamorphism recrystallization, calcite and dolomite content is generally greater than 50%, some 99%. Case of hydrochloric acid to produce carbon dioxide. Mohs hardness of 2.5 to 5. Marble stems from its abundant in China Yunnan Dali named. Marble’s name evolved into everything there is a variety of colors patterns, limestone for construction decoration materials, but the production of white marble statue is also known as marble.

Marble Distribution of Resources

World production of natural marble block mining by volume in 1990 was 25.35 million tons; 1993 to 34 million tons; 1995 to 39 million tons; 1997 was 45.7 million tons. As can be seen from the above data stone production in 1997 was 1.8 times in 1990, compared with other industries, the development speed is very fast.

European stone production in the world has been a leader in production, but its production in the proportion of world production and 77 per cent from the previous 52.6% in 1997. Italian stone was mined in 1990-1997 remained at between 720 to 750 million tons, still retains its world stone production superpower, but its total production in the world stone proportion has been declining. For example, the mid-eighties accounted for approximately 30% compared to 25% of the late eighties, in 1994 19.8%, in 1997 it dropped to 16.4%.

Uses of Marble

Polished marble is very beautiful. Mainly used for processing into various shaped timber, lumber for building walls, floor, table, column, also commonly used in monuments such as the monument, tower, statues and other materials. Marble can also be carved into arts and crafts, stationery, lamps, utensils and other practical works of art. Soft texture and beautiful stately, elegant, luxurious building is an ideal material for decoration, but also the art of carving traditional materials.

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