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
21%
0%
78%
0%
23
flagAustria
0%
17%
73%
8%
23
flagIndia
15%
5%
72%
4%
69
flagCanada
16%
6%
72%
6%
50
flagGreece
15%
0%
68%
15%
19
flagSweden
15%
10%
63%
10%
19
flagthe United States
22%
8%
61%
7%
494
flagBelgium
25%
5%
60%
10%
20
flagPoland
19%
9%
57%
13%
10203
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
13%
57%
7%
38
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
12%
54%
12%
335
flagItaly
30%
5%
53%
10%
39
flagAustralia
23%
14%
52%
5%
34
flagGermany
19%
14%
50%
14%
154
flagUnknown
23%
9%
50%
15%
121
flagDenmark
14%
17%
50%
17%
28
flagthe Netherlands
21%
12%
48%
17%
41
flagNorway
33%
10%
43%
13%
30
flagFrance
23%
11%
41%
23%
34
flagSpain
40%
16%
40%
4%
25

Gender

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

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