India owns a wide scope of dimensional stones that include granite, marble, sandstone, limestone, slate, and quartzite, in various parts of the country. Marble is a metamorphic rock. It is composed of carbonate minerals like calcite or dolomite. Indian marble is quarried extensively in North India. It is a cost-effective choice available in a wide variety of colors and textures. Marble was used for building tombs, temples, and palaces. For a long time, it was considered as Royal Stone. It is, however, now used in hotels and homes too. There are many varieties.
Marbles can also come in various colors like pink, white, cream, brown, gray, green and yellow. These show the mineral impurities in the formation in the original. Some of the popular varieties include:
- Lustrous white Makrana marble (famously used in the Taj Mahal)
- High-quality white Ambaji marble from Gujarat
- The widely exported Indian green marble
- Onyx marble which gets its name from the thick bands of alternating color, etc.
Marbles are also used in decorative arts, it is associated with statutory, but in light fittings, furniture and in clocks it is also found. Due to its high strength and durability, it is used for flooring and fireplaces in homes. Here are a few types of Indian marbles that are most popular in India. It splits into various sections.
Types of Indian Marble:
- Ambaji Marble
One of the quarry locations in India is Ambaji. It is a type of marble that is exceptionally soft. It is quite possibly the finest marble that India produces. Most common use of it is in interior decor.
- Makrana Marble
When an individual thinks of marble then it is quite hard to omit Makrana marble. It is found in Rajasthan India and is usually accessible in white or white with pink color. This particular marble is favorite for plenty of people because of its high durability and long lasting shine. It has been used to make some of the most iconic sites in India. It often used for sculpting. Makrana is one of only two varieties of calcitic marble in all of the India. This marble is perhaps the most resistant to water seepage inside the grains giving it a very long life. Another feature is unlike many other types of Marble; Makrana preserves its color very well. It is perfect for interior use because its shine is something to be marveled at.
- Rajasthan Green
Rajasthan Green is one more kind of marble found in India. It is in an essence of dark green or black color and beloved by people who like bright colors. This marble ranks in the top 3 finest marble in the world. It often comes in dark colors with fine white veins. It can only be found near the Abu road in the mining city of Rajasthan India.
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