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What is marble



Chemical formula (main component): CaCO3

Relative molecular mass: 100 Chemical name: calcium carbonate

The name of the marble derives its name from its richness in Dali, Yunnan, China.

The marble is very beautiful after polishing. It is mainly used for processing into various shapes and plates, as walls, floors, platforms and columns of buildings, and is also often used for materials such as monuments, towers and statues. Marble can also be carved into practical art such as arts and crafts, stationery, lamps and utensils.

According to the classification of marble, the naming principles are different, some are named after the place of origin and color, such as Dandong Green, Tieling Red, etc.; some are named after the pattern and color, such as snow white, Ai Yeqing; some are named after the pattern image, such as Autumn scenery, waves; some are traditional names, such as white marble, crystal ink jade and so on. Therefore, due to different origins, there are often similar names or the same name of the same rock.

The main color of this stone is: multi-color, subjective attribute: pattern, high compressive strength and good physical and chemical properties, easy to process, with the development of economy, the application range is expanding, the usage is getting bigger and bigger. , plays an important role in people's lives. In particular, in the past ten years, large-scale mining, industrial processing, and international trade have enabled decorative panels to enter the building decoration industry in large quantities, not only for luxurious public buildings, but also for home decoration. It is also used in large quantities to make beautiful utensils such as furniture, lamps, smoking articles and art carvings. Some can also be used as alkali resistant materials. Crushed stone and corner residual materials produced during mining and processing are also commonly used in the production of artificial stone, terrazzo, stone rice and stone powder, and can be used as fillers in coatings, plastics, rubber and other industries.

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