Negro Marquina marble comprised a noticeable black backdrop with a soft texture and distinctive (and sometimes, abundant) white veins, making it ideal for flooring, walls, kitchen worktops, vanity tops, washbasins, fireplace surrounds, reception desks, among others. Read More
Negro Marquina marble comprised a noticeable black backdrop with a soft texture and distinctive (and sometimes, abundant) white veins, making it ideal for flooring, walls, kitchen worktops, vanity tops, washbasins, fireplace surrounds, reception desks, among others.
Originally found in 1964 in the region of Markina, Basque Country in the North of Spain, in Zapola Mount very close to Bilbao and San Sebastián, this is one of the most famous marbles in the world.
Negro Marquina is in fact one of the most popular marble types, used for all kinds of civil construction projects due to its durability and naturally non-toxic properties for projects that require a beautiful stone with thrilling looks and effects at affordable prices.
The stone is available in various type of finishes including polished, honed amongst others. It is also available in tile format which is ideal for flooring, walls in bathrooms, halls and fireplace surrounds.
Marble is formed from sedimentary rocks that have suffered a natural crystallization of the original minerals. This resulting in interlocking stone rocks, which look marvellous. Marble rocks vary in appearance according to the different minerals that compose it. Are you wondering what is marble made from? It can be made from silica, sand, clay and iron oxides among others.
In Addition, these natural impurities allow for endless variation of stone types. Which is one of the reasons that have made marble the most famous stone in the world.
Marble has been used since ancient times in the construction of many monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc). Also, in statues (David by Michelangelo), paving and establishments of kings and emperors. More recently, and with the advance of new technology and quarrying systems, marble has become affordable.
Which makes it a reality in residential homes, offices, shops, hotels and restaurants. You can also use marble and other spaces, as it never fails to impress.
Another factor that strengthens the timeless popularity of marble is its luxurious appeal. Coupled with resistance, elegant looks and durability. If this was not enough, it also adds investment value it to any property in which it is applied.
As well as being 100% natural, marble varies in size, pattern and dimensions. Similarly, each marble piece unique in its appearance. It also offers, slabs dimensions that vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5 square meters. If you wish to create large panels and original designs, marble is the perfect material.
You can source our marble in both tile and slab formats. In addition, there are thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm. And we can also source in thicker sheets and blocks of marble for special projects.
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