Sources Of Marble Production

Top Marble Exporters 2017. Turkey: US$1.1 billion (42.3% of marble exports) 2. Italy: $452.5 million (17.4%) 3. Greece: $296.5 million (11.4%) 4. Iran: $166 million (6.4%) 5. Spain: $142.3 million (5.5%) 6. Portugal: $72 million (2.8%) 7. Macedonia: $39.9 million (1.5%) 8. India: $30 million (1.2%) 9. Pakistan: $28.1 million (1.1%) 10. United States: $27.9 million (1.1%)
Using a pneumatic hammer and chisel, a stone cutter would carve and shape intricate designs into the marble. Source: Carthage Marble Corporation, Carthage, Missouri. [ Home ] [ Quarries ] [Marble Production]
Marble Manufacturing Process. Thanks to the precision of modern technology, marble has become increasingly accessible and affordable for consumers. Improvements in marble manufacturing (marble "fabrication") include explosives, composite-tipped drills, diamond-studded wire saws, super-fast saws, epoxy sealing and computer-controlled polishing.
Situated on the Alpine Belt, among the world’s richest and most coveted marble deposits, Turkey is one of the world’s oldest natural stone producers with more than 4,000 years of production history. Turkey is world reknown for marble and travertine, but exports hundreds of types, colors and patterns of stone.

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