Marble – Oman

 
  • Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite.
  • Marble may be foliated.
  • Geologists use the term “marble” to refer to metamorphosed limestone;
  • however, stonemasons use the term more broadly to encompass unmetamorphosed limestone.[1]
  • Marble is commonly used for sculpture and as a building material.