Marble is mainly composed of calcite, limestone, serpentine and dolomite. Its main component is calcium carbonate, accounting for more than 50%. Since marble generally contains impurities, and calcium carbonate is exposed to carbon dioxide, carbides, and moisture in the atmosphere, it is also easily weathered and eroded, and the surface quickly loses its luster. Marble is generally soft in nature, as opposed to granite.
Classification of marble
In interior decoration, marble countertops, window sills, indoor floors, etc. are suitable for use in marble. There are two main types of marble used for decoration: natural marble and artificial marble.
The natural marble texture is hard, the color is varied, the shade is different, and there are many kinds of luster, so it forms a unique natural beauty. Compared with natural marble, artificial marble is light in weight, high in strength, thin in thickness, corrosion-resistant, anti-pollution, and has good processing properties. It can be made into curved shape, curved surface, etc., and is convenient for construction. However, the color and texture are not as beautiful and natural as natural marble.
For this reason, when selecting marble decoration materials, the overall effect of self-decoration should be fully considered, such as different parts such as the ground, wall and cylinder; and the marble polishing plate has beautiful and colorful patterns, such as the cloud pattern like the clouds flying over the clouds. , a colorful texture like a natural picture. Marble is also widely used in high-end bathrooms, washroom countertops and countertops of various furniture. When selecting marble decorative materials, it should also be screened whether the surface of the marble is flat, whether there are defects in the corners, whether there are cracks, scratches, whether there are blisters, whether the color is pure or not.