Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock componed o recrystallized carbonate minerals, maist commonly calcite or dolomite. Geologists uise the term "marble" tae refer tae metamorphosed limestane; however, stonemasons uise the term mair broadly tae encompass unmetamorphosed limestone. Marble is commonly uised for sculptur an as a biggin material.
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- Kearey, Philip (2001). Dictionary of Geology, Penguin Group, London and New York, p. 163. ISBN 978-0-14-051494-0