One appreciates marble for its luster and luxury appeal, but did you know it’s also used as an ingredient in ant-acid?

Here’s a few other interesting facts about marble that will surprise you:


  • ANTACID – Pulverized marble is used in Tums and other ant-acids.


  • TOOTHPASTE – Ground marble is used in toothpaste due to its abrasive properties.


  • FARMING – Powdered marble is used as calcium source fed to many farm animals.


  • TAJ MAHAL – The Taj Mahal is made purely out of white marble.


  • 530,000 – The New York Public Library uses that much in cubic feet of marble for flooring and exterior walls.

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