Category Archives: Marble

A calcareous stone mainly made of calcium carbonate. marble is sensitive to acids.

Limestone – Natural Stone Tile

Natural Stone Selection – Limestone.

Choosing the right natural stone for your surfacing project; whether it be back-splash, counter-tops, walls or flooring tile, depends upon knowing the attributes of the stone with which you will be working.

Yellow limestone paving slaves.So, let consider the natural stone called “Limestone.”   Recrystallized limestone, compact micro-crystalline limestone, and travertine that are capable of taking a polish are promoted, marketed and sold as either limestone or marble.

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Marble – Natural Stone Tile

Natural Stone Selection – Marble.

Choosing the right natural stone for your surfacing project; whether it be back-splash, counter-tops, walls or flooring tile, depends upon knowing the attributes of the stone with which you will be working.

Bathroom remodeling with rectified marble tile flooring.
Natural Stone Selection – Tiling with Marble.

So, let consider the natural stone called “Marble.”

Commercially, any stone capable of taking a polish, with the exception of granite, is known as marble. These calcareous stones are made of mainly calcium carbonate.  This stone group includes marble, travertine, limestone and onyx.

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