Etowah marble

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Description

A pink marble with shades of darker colors quarried near Tate, Georgia (Bucher 1996). Etowah marble ranges in color from a pale salmon to a deep rose. It polishes to a high gloss. Etowah Pink marble is a variety that has greenish-black veins.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Georgia Etowah marble; Etowah Pink marble; Georgia Pink 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
  • Frank A. Lent, Trade names and Descriptions of Marbles, Limestones, Sandstones, Granites and Other Building Stones Quarried in the United States Canada and other Countries., Stone Publishing Co, New York, 1925