THE BEAUTY OF THE NATURAL STONE

 
 
 
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OVERVIEW

This one is a marble of metamorphosed limestone found only in the Yule Creek Valley, in the West Elk Mountains of Colorado, 2.8 miles (4.5 km) southeast of the town of Marble, Colorado. First discovered in 1873, it is quarried today inside a mountain at 10,000 feet (3,050 m) above sea level, in contrast to most marble, which is quarried from an open pit and at much lower elevations.

 


DEVELOPMENT

The forces that created Colorado Marble make it distinct from all other American marbles. It was formed by contact metamorphism, unlike Vermont marble and Georgia marble, which are the result of regional metamorphism, a process more associated with the orogeny and erosion of mountain ranges on a regional scale.

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CALACATTA LINCOLN SILVER

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DIFFERENT TYPES

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  CALACATTA LINCOLN

CALACATTA LINCOLN

  STATUARIO COLORADO

STATUARIO COLORADO

  CALACATTA GOLDEN

CALACATTA GOLDEN

  ASPEN GREY

ASPEN GREY