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Marble
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I. Terminology, properties, identification

Geologically speaking, marble is a metamorphic rock of crystalline structure (average crystal size 0.3 to 1.0 mm) and variable translucency, derived by mediumor high-level metamorphosis from limestone and dolo…

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Schneider, Helmuth (Kassel) and Schneider, Rolf Michael (Cambridge), “Marble”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e724700>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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