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Marble belongs to the metamorphic group of rocks, which is one of the three primary types of rock-type groupings. The rock is created when limestone is subjected to high pressures and temperatures. The marble is formed b... More »

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Marble, which is a type of metamorphic rock, forms from either limestone or dolostone. The formation of marble occurs due to these minerals being under extreme pressure and temperatures. Although the main mineral in marb... More »

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Marble is a type of metamorphic rock found worldwide where geologic conditions are optimal to transform sedimentary carbonate stone such as limestone or dolomite. The mineral grains are recrystallized under substantial h... More »

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Rocks have three main types or classes, which are sedimentary rocks such as limestone, igneous rocks such as obsidian, and metamorphic rocks such as marble. Sedimentary rocks are formed when layers of material accumulate... More »

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Marble, which is a type of metamorphic rock, forms from either limestone or dolostone. The formation of marble occurs due to these minerals being under extreme pressure and temperatures. Although the main mineral in marb... More »

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Marble is a type of metamorphic rock found worldwide where geologic conditions are optimal to transform sedimentary carbonate stone such as limestone or dolomite. The mineral grains are recrystallized under substantial h... More »

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Shale, marble, mudstone, slate and well-packed sandstone are all examples of impermeable rocks, which means that water cannot easily pass through them. A large number of metamorphic and igneous rocks are impermeable, as ... More »

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