Nero Marquina marble is a black limestone of the Carboniferous period with white calcite veins. Coupled with fossil fragments, this stone has been internationally classified as a marble. Due to the high content of organic carbon, this material can not always be recommended as worktops, but it makes beautiful wall coverings and work surfaces.
Nero Marquina is formed from sedimentary rocks that have suffered a natural crystallization of the original minerals. This resulting in interlocking stone rocks, which look marvellous. Marble rocks vary in appearance according to the different minerals that compose it. Are you wondering what is marble made from? It can be made from silica, sand, clay and iron oxides among others.
Marble has been used since ancient times in the construction of many monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc). Also, in statues (David by Michelangelo), paving and establishments of kings and emperors. More recently, and with the advance of new technology and quarrying systems, marble has become affordable. This makes it a reality in residential homes, offices, shops, hotels and restaurants. You can also use marble and other spaces, as it never fails to impress.
Another factor that strengthens the timeless popularity of Nero Marquina black marble is its luxurious appeal. Coupled with resistance, elegant looks and durability. If this was not enough, it also adds investment value it to any property in which it is applied.
As well as being 100% natural, marble varies in size, pattern and dimensions. Similarly, each marble piece unique in its appearance. It also offers slabs dimensions that vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5 square meters. If you wish to create large panels and original designs, marble is the perfect material.
You can source our black marble in both tile and slab formats. In addition, there are thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm. And we can also source in thicker sheets and blocks of marble for special projects.