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
15%
0%
76%
7%
13
flagAustria
0%
17%
73%
8%
23
flagIndia
15%
6%
72%
4%
65
flagLithuania
29%
0%
70%
0%
17
flagCanada
17%
6%
68%
6%
45
flagSweden
16%
5%
66%
11%
18
flagBelgium
21%
5%
63%
10%
19
flagthe United States
22%
8%
61%
7%
467
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
14%
60%
5%
35
flagPoland
20%
9%
56%
13%
9221
flagItaly
27%
5%
55%
11%
36
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
13%
54%
12%
306
flagAustralia
24%
15%
51%
6%
33
flagGermany
18%
14%
50%
14%
150
flagUnknown
19%
9%
50%
17%
51
flagDenmark
14%
17%
50%
17%
28
flagthe Netherlands
23%
12%
46%
17%
39
flagNorway
33%
10%
43%
13%
30
flagFrance
23%
11%
41%
23%
34
flagSpain
41%
16%
41%
0%
24

Gender

men54%
women54%
sedimentary rock
21%
20%
smelted sand
10%
10%
metamorphosed limestone
54%
55%
congealed lava under a volcano
12%
13%

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