What is marble?
Marble is a metamorphic rock formed by raw gemstone under the effects of high temperature and pressure in the crust, it can be ground into fine powder by marble grinding mill. The main component of marble is calcium carbonate, which accounts for more than 50%, mainly composed of calcite, limestone, serpentine and dolomite. Marble’s Mohs hardness is between 2.5-5, it is in different colors and with obvious patterns, it contains impurities and many mineral particles. Its physical properties of are relatively softer than granite, stronger compressive strength and good physical and chemical properties, and it plays a very important role in our daily life.
Applications of Marble
Marble texture is soft, beautiful, solemn, and elegant, it mainly to be processed into various shapes and plates for building walls, floors, platforms, and columns. It is also used in monumental buildings such as monuments, towers, statues, etc. It is an ideal material for decorating luxurious buildings; it a traditional material for sculpture that can be sculptured into artworks such as arts and crafts, stationery, lamps, utensils, etc. Besides, the crushed marble that produced during mining are also commonly used in making artificial stone, terrazzo, stone rice, stone powder, and can be used as fillers in coatings, plastics, rubber and other industries.