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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flagLithuania
18%
0%
81%
0%
27
flagAustria
0%
16%
75%
8%
24
flagIndia
15%
5%
72%
4%
70
flagCanada
15%
5%
70%
7%
51
flagGreece
15%
0%
68%
15%
19
flagSweden
15%
10%
63%
10%
19
flagthe United States
22%
8%
61%
7%
499
flagPoland
19%
9%
57%
13%
10621
flagBelgium
28%
4%
57%
9%
21
flagRepublic of Ireland
20%
15%
56%
7%
39
flagItaly
30%
5%
55%
10%
40
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
12%
54%
11%
344
flagAustralia
22%
14%
54%
5%
35
flagUnknown
24%
9%
51%
14%
197
flagGermany
18%
15%
50%
13%
158
flagDenmark
14%
17%
50%
17%
28
flagthe Netherlands
23%
11%
46%
18%
43
flagNorway
32%
9%
45%
12%
31
flagFrance
25%
11%
40%
22%
35
flagSpain
40%
16%
40%
4%
25

Gender

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

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