Campan marble

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Campan rose vert marble

Description

A pink to red breccia marble with white spots that has been quarried near Campan in the French Pyrenees since the 16th century. Sometimes the name Campan has also been used for griotte or French red marble.

Synonyms and Related Terms

French red; griotte; rouge melange

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)
  • Luciana and Tiziano Mannoni, Marble: the history of a culture, Facts on File Publications