Marble is a rock composed of calcite (CaCO3) or the combination of calcareous minerals (CaCO3) and dolomite ((Ca, Mg) (CO3) 2) and has been created by the transformation of limestones, ie sedimentary carbonate rocks. The word is etiquette from ancient Greek marble, that is, “shining stone”.
It has been used since antiquity, to date, in a variety of fields such as Art, Architecture. Today it is mainly used by designers and architects and for investment in the interior and exterior of a building, but also for decorating in areas such as kitchen, bathroom or dining room.
Greece has a tradition of extracting and processing marble from ancient times. Today it is the 11th largest producer in the world.