Dark Tennessee marble

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Description

Various types of dark brown marble quarried in the vicinity of Kizer and Knoxville, Tennessee (Bucher 1996). It has high strength, is translucent and polishes to a high gloss. Variations are called dark cedar, dark chocolate, dark republic and Tennessee marble.

Additional Information

W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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