THE BOSTON GRANITE EXCHANGE

Marble COLLECTION

This 100% natural stone offers timeless beauty and strength; a classic stone that is aesthetically pleasing and weather resistant.

Use

Countertops, shower surrounds, flooring and building material.

Look

Highly valued for its beauty, bold colors and pronounced veining trends.

Finish

Multiple finish options including polished, honed and leathered.

Sources

Italy, Spain, Brazil, India and North America.

Relative Cost

Wide selection to choose a design to meet budget.

Care

Easy to clean with neutral cleaner (non acidic-based) or mild liquid detergent and warm water. Consult with your fabricator for recommended sealer to protect the stone on a periodic basis.

Resistance Levels

Marble Abrasion Resistance - Medium
MEDIUM
Marble Stain Resistance - Medium
MEDIUM
Marble Etching Resistance - LOW
LOW
Marble Heat Resistance - Medium
MEDIUM
Marble UV Resistance - Medium
MEDIUM

Composite: Calcareous and metamorphic; Hardness on Mohs scale of 4.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is marble?

Marble is a natural stone that is calcareous and metamorphic with a hardness on the Mohs scale of 4. Marble offers timeless beauty, and strength; a classic stone that is aesthetically pleasing and weather resistant. It is highly valued for its beauty, bold colors and pronounced veining trends.

Where does Boston Granite Exchange source its marble?
Italy, Spain, Brazil, India and North America.
What are the best uses of marble?
Countertops, shower surrounds, flooring and as a building material.
How do you care for marble?

It is easy to maintain. Clean by spraying and wiping with a neutral cleaner readily available. Periodic sealing is recommended.

How do I care for a natural stone countertop?
Please  discuss the care and maintenance with your fabricator. Also, view our Explore pages and an overview of care is provided about each stone category.
What finishes are available for marble?
Please view the rest of our Explore section for finishes available by each stone category. In general, finishes include polished, honed and leathered.
What is etching of natural stones?
Etching is the impact of acidity on the natural stone. Acids such as from red wine, orange juice and lemons can etch the natural stone dulling the finish and changing the texture. Marble is more susceptible to etching as compared to granite, soapstone and quartzite which are etching resistant.