What kind of rock is marble?

sedimentary rock
smelted sand
metamorphosed limestone
congealed lava under a volcano
Marble is a meta­mor­phic rock. It is formed deep under the Earth surface, under high pressure and tem­per­a­ture between 500 and 700°C. Under such con­di­tions calcite re­crys­tallis­es and lime­stone is trans­formed into marble.

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sedimentary rock
smelted sand
metamorphosed limestone
congealed lava under a volcano
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flagGreece
0%
0%
90%
10%
10
flagAustria
0%
14%
76%
9%
21
flagIndia
14%
6%
72%
4%
61
flagLithuania
29%
0%
70%
0%
17
flagCanada
17%
7%
67%
7%
40
flagSweden
17%
5%
64%
11%
17
flagBelgium
21%
5%
63%
10%
19
flagthe United States
22%
8%
61%
6%
458
flagRepublic of Ireland
17%
14%
61%
5%
34
flagItaly
25%
6%
59%
9%
32
flagPoland
20%
9%
56%
13%
8784
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
11%
54%
12%
285
flagAustralia
25%
12%
53%
6%
32
flagDenmark
16%
16%
52%
16%
25
flagGermany
17%
14%
51%
14%
145
flagthe Netherlands
23%
13%
44%
18%
38
flagFrance
23%
11%
41%
23%
34
flagUnknown
21%
12%
40%
21%
32
flagNorway
33%
11%
40%
14%
27
flagSpain
43%
17%
39%
0%
23

Gender

men54%
women54%
sedimentary rock
21%
20%
smelted sand
10%
10%
metamorphosed limestone
54%
55%
congealed lava under a volcano
13%
13%

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