Marbelite

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Description

A synthetic, moldable, artificial marble. Marbelite is made by heating potassium alum in water then added 10% heavy spar and marble dust (Brady 1971). Rubber molds are used to cast the Marbelite into small statues and ornaments.

Synonyms and Related Terms

artificial marble

Additional Information

G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971.

Authority

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 500

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