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Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

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Marble
last edited:  11/1/16    number of photos: 40
Marble is a non-foliated metamorphosed limestone.
It may be formed during regional metamorphism or                         
contact metamorphism.  During the metamorphic process
the limestone may be brecciated and then re-cemented.
Color in marble comes from organic and iron compounds.


rough marble
banded marble:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8
black marble:  1  2
dolomitic marble:  1  2
graphite in marble:  1  2
tobernite marble:  1  2
white marble:  1  2
styolites in marble:  1  2

polished marble slabs

marble, polished-breccia pattern:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H                                  

marble, polished-swirl pattern:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G
marble, conglomerate pattern:  A

marble in use
marble boat in China
marble flooring:  1  2  3


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Just credit photos to R.Weller/Cochise College.
copyright 2016-R.Weller

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