Dark Tennessee marble
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.
Resources and Citations
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996