Marble Countertops Ballantyne NC
We offer a wide variety of marble styles, colors, and prices. Known for it’s elegant beauty and refined style, marble has been a popular choice in homes for centuries. This beautiful stone is typically a solid grayish-white or cream color and has dark veins running through it, though there are other, rarer varieties. Come visit our showroom conveniently located in the Ballantyne,NC area of charlotte, NC.
Although a fairly soft stone, marble is a strong, hard-wearing and very tough material that can take a great deal of use. Marble has been used for both decorative and functional purposes for thousands and thousands of years, popular all over the world, in particular the Mediterranean, to build temples and other religious structures, huge government buildings, statues and eventually it made its way into almost every home too… yet these days people still worry it may not be suitable for a worktop or a sink. Marble became an abundant and surprisingly economic material, not to mention a completely beautiful one too. Oh and if you’re wondering what marble actually is, then here’s a short definition.
Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonat’s a short definition.
Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Marble is typically not foliated, although there are exceptions. In geology, the term marble refers to metamorphosed limestone, but its use in stonemasonry more broadly encompasses unmetamorphosed limestone.