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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A dark brown [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=marble marble] with notable occurrences in the vicinity of Knoxville, Tennessee and in Ontario Canada. Chocolate marble has high strength, is translucent and polishes to a high gloss. It is commonly used as a building stone. Chocolate marble has been used in the Tennessee State Capitol building and the U.S. Capitol building.
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A dark brown [[marble]] with notable occurrences in the vicinity of Knoxville, Tennessee and in Ontario Canada. Chocolate marble has high strength, is translucent and polishes to a high gloss. It is commonly used as a building stone. Chocolate marble has been used in the Tennessee State Capitol building and the U.S. Capitol building.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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Dark Chocolate marble
 
Dark Chocolate marble
  
== Authority ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
 
* ''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
  
* Website address 1  Comment: Olympus Microscopy Resource Center at http://www.olympusmicro.com/galleries/polarizedlight/pages/marblechocolatelarge.html  (Accessed Sept. 17, 2005)
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* Olympus Microscopy Resource Center at http://www.olympusmicro.com/galleries/polarizedlight/pages/marblechocolatelarge.html  (Accessed Sept. 17, 2005)
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 13:45, 29 May 2022

Chocolate marble

Description

A dark brown Marble with notable occurrences in the vicinity of Knoxville, Tennessee and in Ontario Canada. Chocolate marble has high strength, is translucent and polishes to a high gloss. It is commonly used as a building stone. Chocolate marble has been used in the Tennessee State Capitol building and the U.S. Capitol building.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Dark Chocolate marble

Resources and Citations

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

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