Among the above states, marble deposits of economic importance are localised in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Rajasthan has the distinction of having the best among Indian resources of good quality marble. Out of 32 districts, 20 districts have marble in one or the other form.
Which state is the largest producer of marble?
Marbles: Rajasthan is the largest producer and resource holder of marble in India (marmaros in Greek means shining stone). The state accounts for ~90% of India’s marble production.
Which city is largest producer of marble?
It is one of the developing cities in the state. The marble from the town Makrana which is known as Makrana Marble, gets the GHSR (Global Heritage Stone Resources) status from the IUGS.
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Where does most marble come from?
Modern marble production is dominated by four countries that mine around half of the world’s marble: Italy, China, India and Spain. Other countries, including Turkey, Greece and the United States, also have marble quarries.
Is gold found in marble?
The marble that contains impurities that create veining such as clay minerals, iron oxides, or bituminous material can be bluish, gray, gold, beige, or black in color.