A re-crystallized limestone, usually heavily veined and shows lots of grains. It is heat-resistant and a highly decorative stone ranging in many colors including beautiful exotics. Slate is a cousin to marble and is great for shower stalls, floors and walls.
METAMORPHIC ROCK – (MARBLE)
Taking sedimentary rocks and adding a mixture of extreme heat, pressure and new minerals forms metamorphic rock. The change may result in a new vein, texture or color.
Marble is a highly decorative stone, common uses are fireplace surrounds, bathtub surrounds, vanity tops, table tops and bases, floors, wall panels and architectural elements.