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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flagthe Philippines
10%
0%
80%
0%
10
flagAustria
0%
16%
72%
11%
18
flagLithuania
27%
0%
72%
0%
11
flagIndia
16%
7%
71%
3%
56
flagBelgium
12%
6%
68%
12%
16
flagCanada
17%
8%
65%
8%
35
flagSweden
14%
7%
64%
14%
14
flagRepublic of Ireland
13%
17%
62%
6%
29
flagthe United States
23%
9%
60%
6%
416
flagItaly
24%
6%
58%
10%
29
flagPoland
20%
9%
56%
13%
7708
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
10%
55%
12%
234
flagGermany
18%
13%
52%
13%
122
flagAustralia
27%
10%
51%
6%
29
flagthe Netherlands
25%
16%
45%
12%
31
flagDenmark
18%
18%
43%
18%
16
flagNorway
30%
11%
42%
15%
26
flagSpain
43%
17%
39%
0%
23
flagFrance
28%
14%
35%
21%
28

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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