Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of calcite and dolomite. The term Marble refers to “Metamorphosed Limestone”. The word Marble id derived from the Greek word Marmaron. Marble Stone is a popular type of Natural Stone available in India used in the building construction and is a popular choice of stonemasons. The major deposits of Marble Stone are in the North and North West parts of India mainly in the state of Rajasthan. The most common colour is the milky white colour with shades and random textures of Grey or Green lines and clouds making marble stone more elegant and attractive when installed in any building. One of the main advantage of selecting marble stone, is that it is hard in character with excellent resistance to weathering and easy for stonemasons to work on. One of the 7 wonders of the world “Taj Mahal” built in the year 1631 to 1648 located in Agra, India is made of Indian White Marble Stone (Origin of Marble Stone: Makrana White Marble from the state of Rajasthan).

Some uses / applications of Marble Stone are –

  • Floor and Wall Tiles
  • Stair Steps
  • Bathroom Vanity Counter Top
  • Kitchen Tops
  • Landscaping Pavers
  • Pebbles
  • Stone Grit and Chips
  • Terrazzo Chips
  • Sinks and Washbasins
  • Stone Handicraft Items
  • Monuments
  • Sculpture
  • Stone Furniture

General Technical Specification of Marble Stone are –

Technical Information Value ASTM / Indian Standards
Average Water Absorption
% by weight
0.06 to 0.15 C 97
Average Density 2.50 to 2.75 g/cm3 C 97
Average Compressive Strength 70 to 200 MPa i.e. 700 to 2100 Kg/cm2 C 170

Marble Stone Slab Sizes –

Length from 4 feet to 12 feet (approx. 1200mm to 3600mm)

Width (height) from 2 feet to 4 feet (approx. 600mm to 1200mm)

Thickness (various and can be customized) from 1/2 inches (12mm), 3/4 inches (20mm) to 4 inches (100mm) or more

Marble Stone Tile Sizes –

12 x 12 inches (300 x 300 mm), 12 x 24 inches (300 x 600 mm), 24 x 24 inches (600 x 600 mm) and many more customized sizes available

Marble stone is available in various Surface Finishes and are processed at stone processing factory with the help of various machines.

Examples of the Marble Stone Surface Finishes are –

  • Sawn Surface Finish
  • Polish Surface Finish
  • Sandblasted Surface Finish
  • Chiseled Surface Finish
  • Antique Polish Surface Finish (Brush Polish) ... and many more

Note: Other Sizes, Specification, and Finishes are available & can be customized as per the requirement.

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