Of the hundreds, indeed, thousands, of different varieties of natural stone that are being extracted, processed and commercialised in the world, there are actually very few materials that have carved out their own brand name and are easily recognisable and whose name is familiar even to those who do not strictly work in the natural stone industry. That material is called Marmol Crema Marfil®.
The state of Rajasthan in India is well known for its rich variety of natural stones, and a millennium tradition of craftsmanship culture in marble. It has normally be identified as being the state to go to for green marble, white marble, and a wide range of sandstones and slates.
One of the Greek marbles that has now become very fashionable all over the world, at a time when the trend has moved towards white/grey coloured stones, is Volakas marble.
Brazil is well known all over the world for its unparalleled wide range of granites and quartzite of stunning beauty. But few people associate the country with marble.
Cid Chiodi Filho, Geologist
Consultant of ABIROCHAS - Brazilian Association of the Dimension Stone Industry
Portugal has some of the most popular and well considered ornamental limestones in the market and among the most in demand are those in basically beige tones. This article highlights 3 of the most well known beige limestones from the country.
MOCA CREMA LIMESTONE
Quarries and factories
Located in the Ural region, Koelgamarmor is one of Russia´s most popular marble. It has been used in hundreds of buildings in Russia and also in other countries.
Dr. Piero Primavori,
Primavori Stone Consulting email@example.com
Thassos marble receives its name from the Greek Island located in the Aegen Sea, from where it has been extracted since ancient times.