Chocolate marble

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Chocolate marble


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