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What’s so Lovely About Limestone?

In geology terms, limestone is essentially a non-metamorphosed marble. Many forms of marble are derived from limestone which has been subject to extreme heat and pressure. In design terms, however, these two stones are markedly different. With differing aesthetic and practical properties, limestone can be an even more desirable stone than its rivals. Appearance The patterns that we find in limestone are much more granular than the clear veining that is distinctive in marble. However, the relationship between these stones means [...]