marblequarry.jpg (11215 bytes) When limestone is subjected to heat and pressure, it  turns into the metamorphic rock call marble.
Boydencave.jpg (36404 bytes) Many fantastic cave formations  are marble. This marble was slowly dissolved and redeposited by underground water.
Marble is used by man to decorate buildings.  It is used to tile floors and bathrooms.  It may even be used as countertops.  It is also what sculptors use to create beautiful statues.


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