Uses for Marble Rock?

Answer Marble rock is a metamorphic rock formed from calcite crystals found in many countries in the world. Marble has such a distinctive look that people often use the word to describe a color effect. Th... Read More »

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What type of rock is marble?

Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock derived from limestone or dolostone.

How do I remove marble tiles from sheet rock?

Remove the GroutDig out the grout around each of the marble tiles that has to be replaced, using a grout saw (a straight, thick blade with a handle). Push the grout saw forward and back over each g... Read More »

Uses of Slate Rock?

The multi-layered slate stone is formed from the metamorphosis of shale (a soft claystone). When shale is subjected to high temperatures and pressure, it flattens out to form slate. The mineral com... Read More »

Is a lava rock that people use for landscaping their yards a metamorphic rock?

Lava rock for landscaping is a type of igneous rock known as a vesicular basalt. Scoria is a type of vesicular basalt found throughout North America. The red variety is commonly used in residential... Read More »