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Turkey : Afyon Pink Marble

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Afyon Pink Marble

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Synonyms: Afion, Afnyon, Afyon, Avyon

Location: Afyon Pink marble is quarried near Hocalar, Iscehisar, Afion, Turkey.

Description: Afyon Pink marble is a fine-grained marble of the Permian period, there are several different colours and decorations. This stone internationally may be nominated as a marble and in the area of application of the European Standard this stone must be nominated as marble.

A small sample of Afyon Pink marble is not representative owing to a wide variation in colour and veining. Swatch samples must be approved for large projects to ensure that the blocks are all extracted from the same quarry face for matching purposes. Ideal for both interior and exterior use however polish is only constant inside.

Mineral Composition: Average by %:

Marble: Is a metamorphosed limestone, composed of very pure calcium carbonate, CaCO3. The softness of marble and its relative isotropy and homogeneity make marble very desirable for sculpture and building stone. Although marble comes from limestone, the temperatures and pressures necessary to form marble usually destroy any fossils that may have been present in the limestone.

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