makrana marble | Sangemarmar Marble

 

The Best Marble in the WORLD

 

Makrana marble has five varieties. White, Albeta, Dhungri, Pink and Kumari

Makrana marble has 5 varieties. Albeta, White, Dhungri, Kumari & Pink, and was also used in the making of the Taj Mahal, in Agra. India.

Makrana is located in District Nagaur, in Rajasthan state in India. Makrana is well connected to all major cities and the nearest airport is the Jaipur airport which is 150 km. Jaipur airport is also an International airport and has good connections for Domestic and International travelers. Makrana also has a good train station and has regular train connections to all parts of India.

Makrana Marble or Sangemarmar Marble is the marble that was used 400 years back in making The Taj Mahal in Agra which is one the Seven wonders of the world.

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victoria memorial

Another famous monument is the Victoria Memorial in Kolkota, which is also made from Makrana Marble.

shaikh zayed mosque

The most recent and famous project is the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, where also Makrana marble has been used.

makrana marble quarry

Only marble in the world which is quarried from below the ground.

From quarry’s 100 ft deep to 500 feet deep.

The makrana quarry are the most difficult and dangerous quarry to work in as you can see in the picture that the width is not that wide and the ground level keeps sloping in and therefore it becomes more difficult to extract the marble .

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Sangemarmar marble is the only marble to be excavated from Quarry’s below the ground from 100 ft minimum up to quarry’s which are 500 ft of depth.

About 150 thousand tonnes of marble are produced annually from over 400 mines in the Makrana Region and 55 million tonnes are reserved by the State Government.

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Properties of Makrana Marble

1. Type or Marble: Calcitic in nature

2. Chemical composition: It consist 98% to 99.9% Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) and 2% to 0.1% impurities.

3. Colour shades: Pure white, White with grey shades, and White with pink shades (depends upon the type and level of Impurities)

4. Water Resistance: The presence of 98% calcium carbonate makes it India’s highest water-resistive rock

5. Shine: Makrana Marble retains its shine and white colour for a very long period of Time

6. Cutting and polishing: Makrana marble doesn’t require chemical or any other form of treatment but used in cutting and chiselling.

 

Types of Makrana Marble

Makrana marble has 5 categories.

 

1.  White

This is the most common type of calcitic stone of white color used for sculpture and in building construction for flooring and wall cladding.

2. Albeta

It is commonly being observed in white colour with slightly black lines on it.

3. Pink

 It is commonly being observed in white colour with slightly black lines on it.

4. Kumari

This Marble has a white colour with grey or brown line patters on it. : It is the most economic type of Makrana marble.

5. Dhungri

It comes with a slightly Grey pattern on white. It is preferred for flooring purpose. It doesn’t require any chemical treatment.

 

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makrana white marble

Makrana marble is a natural product and has bound to have variations in white color.

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Makrana Albeta marble

makrana marble is a natural product and is bound to have colour variations 

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makrana pink

Makrana marble is a natural product and has bound to have variations in white color.

kumari marble

makrana Kumari marble

Makrana marble is a natural product and has bound to have variations in white color.

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Makrana Dongri Marble

makrana marble is a natural product and is bound to have colour variations 

Reach Us.

Kindly use the below links to reach out to us.

 

Hotel Hayatt. Makrana. District Nagaur.Rajasthan.341505

+91-8452007775

info@mumtazgallery.com

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