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Marble

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Metamorphic rock containing more than 50% vol. of carbonate minerals.

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Classification of MarbleHide

Sub-divisions of MarbleHide

Mineralogy of MarbleHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
CarbonateIn mineralogy carbonates are a wide group of minerals containing the CO3 anion, many of which are rare and ...

Pronounciation of MarbleHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Synonyms of MarbleHide

Other Language Names for MarbleHide

Simplified Chinese:大理石

Varieties of MarbleHide

LucullanA black marble coloured by carbonaceous matter
Popcorn CalciteA local name applied to a variety of the Franklin Marble composed predominantly of calcite that crystallized into discrete small nodules (circa 1.0 to 1.5 cm diameter). When this material is broken, the resulting surfaces resemble a pile of popcorn kernel...

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Spinel23 photos of Marble associated with Spinel on mindat.org.
Pargasite11 photos of Marble associated with Pargasite on mindat.org.
Lazurite8 photos of Marble associated with Lazurite on mindat.org.
Pyrite5 photos of Marble associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.
Calcite4 photos of Marble associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Graphite4 photos of Marble associated with Graphite on mindat.org.
Norbergite3 photos of Marble associated with Norbergite on mindat.org.
Sphalerite2 photos of Marble associated with Sphalerite on mindat.org.
Ruby2 photos of Marble associated with Ruby on mindat.org.
Phlogopite2 photos of Marble associated with Phlogopite on mindat.org.

References for MarbleHide

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Fettes et al. (2007) Metamorphic Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge University Press.

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