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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A white [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=marble marble] with green and gray layers of [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=mica mica]. Cipollino marble was named for the Italian word for onion. It was originally quarried from the Greek island of Euboea in the Aegean Sea and is also quarried in Italy (Alpi Apuane near Garfagnana), Switzerland, the island of Elba, and the U.S. (Vermont). Cipollino marble is used for indoor and outdoor building construction and decoration. It was used in the Byzantine church of Saint Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey (Symes, Harding and Taylor 1997). Cipollino marble was also used for buildings in Imperial Rome.
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A white [[marble]] with green and gray layers of [[mica]]. Cipollino marble was named for the Italian word for onion. It was originally quarried from the Greek island of Euboea in the Aegean Sea and is also quarried in Italy (Alpi Apuane near Garfagnana), Switzerland, the island of Elba, and the U.S. (Vermont). Cipollino marble is used for indoor and outdoor building construction and decoration. It was used in the Byzantine church of Saint Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey (Symes, Harding and Taylor 1997). Cipollino marble was also used for buildings in Imperial Rome.
  
 
[[File:Cipollino verde.jpg|thumb|Cipollino verde]]
 
[[File:Cipollino verde.jpg|thumb|Cipollino verde]]
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== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
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== Additional Information ==
 
== Additional Information ==
  
Ancient Trade Routes: [http://www.ancientroute.com/resource/stone/marble.htm Website]
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° Ancient Trade Routes: [http://www.ancientroute.com/resource/stone/marble.htm Website]
  
== Authority ==
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== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
  
* Ralph Mayer, Ralph Mayer, ''A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques'', Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
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* Ralph Mayer, ''A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques'', Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  
* R.F.Symmes, T.T.Harding, Paul Taylor, R.F.Symmes, T.T.Harding, Paul Taylor, ''Rocks, Fossils and Gems'', DK Publishing, Inc., New York City, 1997
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* R.F.Symmes, T.T.Harding, Paul Taylor, ''Rocks, Fossils and Gems'', DK Publishing, Inc., New York City, 1997
  
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "Apennine Range." Encyclopdia Britannica. 2005. Encyclopdia Britannica Premium Service  7 Mar. 2005 .
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* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "Apennine Range." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2005. Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service  7 Mar. 2005 .
  
* External source or communication, External source or communication  Comment: Submitted information from C. A. Baldacci (3/7/05) -cipollino marble is also quarried at Garfagnana and Alpi Apuane in the northwest region of Tuscany.
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* External source or communication  Comment: Submitted information from C. A. Baldacci (3/7/05) -cipollino marble is also quarried at Garfagnana and Alpi Apuane in the northwest region of Tuscany.
  
 
* ''Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia'', Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976
 
* ''Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia'', Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976
  
* Random House, Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
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* Random House, ''Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language'', Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

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Cipollino verde

Description

A white marble with green and gray layers of mica. Cipollino marble was named for the Italian word for onion. It was originally quarried from the Greek island of Euboea in the Aegean Sea and is also quarried in Italy (Alpi Apuane near Garfagnana), Switzerland, the island of Elba, and the U.S. (Vermont). Cipollino marble is used for indoor and outdoor building construction and decoration. It was used in the Byzantine church of Saint Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey (Symes, Harding and Taylor 1997). Cipollino marble was also used for buildings in Imperial Rome.

Cipollino verde

Synonyms and Related Terms

cipolin; Carystian marble

Additional Information

° Ancient Trade Routes: Website

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • R.F.Symmes, T.T.Harding, Paul Taylor, Rocks, Fossils and Gems, DK Publishing, Inc., New York City, 1997
  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "Apennine Range." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2005. Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service 7 Mar. 2005 .
  • External source or communication Comment: Submitted information from C. A. Baldacci (3/7/05) -cipollino marble is also quarried at Garfagnana and Alpi Apuane in the northwest region of Tuscany.
  • Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997