Marble and Granite
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General Knowledge of Marbles and Granites
- Rock is defined as a solid mass consisting of the same mineral or various minerals formed together naturally
- Marble is a limestone rock which has undergone natural geological processes. The result is a crystalline solid consisting of different minerals or different materials in patterns. Marbles are used as construction materials and ornamental materials (eg. flooring, walls, staircases, tables, and sculptures).
- Granite is defined as a nonporous intrusive igneous rock containing feldspar and quartz. The hard and durable solid has high density. It is non-ductile and non-absorbent. The patterns differ according to location and minerals present in the proximity.