Marble is a hard crystalline form of limestone, which is normally white but accessory minerals within the stone produce a variety of colors ranging from red to yellow and green. Based on the properties of marble such as purity, texture, color and pattern it is used for statuary, ornamental and architectural purposes.
Marble has many applications in the building industry in view of its spectacular look and feel. The major advantage of marbe is its permanence and durability. Most natural stones exhibit high level of heat resistance. Marbles and granites are proven to be the most heat resistant material available on earth. When marble is used for construction it ensures that there is uniformity of temperature level in your house. Marbles and granites are also proven to be the most heat resistant material available on earth. Even though usage of marble shoots up the overall budget estimated for construction, use of marbles ensures less damage in case of fire incidents. Due to this property marble is considered as an ideal material for usage in fireplaces.