5 COOL FACTS ABOUT MARBLE

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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