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Marble Flooring | Top 10 Types of Marble Flooring8 min read

What Is Marble Flooring?

Marble is precipitate from limestone and dolomite; it is irregularly colored by impurities and used especially in architecture and sculpture. Marble floor tiles are used for exterior and interior flooring applications. Marble floors are available in various colors red, black, white mottled, and banded, gray, pink, and green.

It is extensively used for all types of commercial buildings and residential spaces. It is also used for high-quality daily use products such as bathtubs, wash basins, and souvenirs such as statues.


Types of Marble Flooring

Following are most popular marble flooring types,

1. Golden Calacatta Marble

 Golden Calcutta Marble is a premium quality stone also known as Calacatta Gold Marble. It is an imported marble having the origin Apuan Mountains near Carrara, Italy.

It comes with natural and shiny white color with deep grey or golden pattern on it. It has a very graceful appearance for the interior of the house.

It is used for many constructions as well as decoration applications like flooring, wall cladding, stair casing, bathroom floors and walls, and other decorative purposes. 

Types of Marble Flooring
Golden Calacatta Marble

Approx Price :  Rs. 500 / Square Feet

Features:

  • smooth, Polished, and honed surface
  • Natural imported stone
  • long-lasting shine and durability

Specifications:

  • Slab Thickness: 15 mm -16 mm
  • Slab Size: 5′ x 3′ and above
  • Size of Tile : 1′ x 1′ and 2′ x 2′

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2. Calacatta Michelangelo Marble

Types of Marble Flooring
Calacatta Michelangelo Marble

Calacatta Michelangelo Marble is a kind of white marble quarried in Italy. This marble suitable for mosaic, exterior – interior wall and floor applications, fountains, pool and wall capping, stairs, window sills, and other design projects.

It also called Bianco Statuario Michelangelo Marble,Bianco Michelangelo Marble,Statuario Michelangelo,Calacata Michelangelo Marble .

Calacatta Michelangelo Marble can be processed into Polished, Sawn Cut, Sanded, Rock faced, Sandblasted, Tumbled, and so on

Approx Price : Rs. 250/ Square Feet


3. Calacatta Michelangelo Marble

Types of Marble Flooring
 Calacatta Borghini Marble

Calacatta Michelangelo Marble is unique in a way that neither it is too plain nor loaded with complex designs and patterns.

It comes with deep gray veining and may contain gold deposits. Interior designers prefer to have this stone because it is not only beautiful but also very durable and strong. It is currently being used in many countries around the globe.

Approx Price : Rs. 350 / Square Feet

  • These marble tiles are available in the market in different sizes. Most of the time it is sold in the form of tiles of standard sizes but you can also get it in custom sizes according to your needs.
  • These tiles are best for those who want to give their houses a new and totally different look.
  • Calacatta Borghini is a  white marble from Italy.
  • Forms: blocks, slabs, tiles
  • Processing options: Polished, Sawn Cut, Sanded, Rock faced, Sandblasted, Tumbled.
  • Proposed uses: Exterior – Interior wall, monuments, countertops, mosaic, fountains, pool and wall capping, stairs, window sills, floor applications, etc, and other design projects.

 4. Talathello or Silver Beige Marble

Types of Marble Flooring
Silver Beige Marble

Talathello Moon is a kind of grey marble quarried in Turkey. This stone is especially good for Building stone, countertops, sinks, monuments, pool coping, sills, ornamental stone, interior, exterior, wall, floor, paving, and other design projects.

It also called Talathello Moon Marble, Moon Grey Marble. Talathello Moon can be processed into Polished, Sawn Cut, Sanded, Rock faced Sandblasted, and Tumbled, and so on.

Approx Price : 20-25mm thick – Rs. 350 / square feet


5. Emperador Marble

Types of Marble Flooring
Emperador Marble

Egyptian Emperador Light Marble is a kind of brown marble quarried in Egypt.

This stone is especially good for pool coping, building stone, sinks, monuments, pool coping, sills, ornamental stone, interior, exterior, wall, floor, paving, and other design projects.

It also called Egyptian Light Emperador Marble, Crystal Maroon Marble, Egyptian Imperador Marble, and Egyptian Imperador Gold Marble.

Egyptian Emperador Light Marble can be processed into Polished, Sawn Cut, Sanded, Rock faced Sandblasted, and Tumbled, and so on.

Approx Price : Rs. 200 / square feet


6. Crema Marfil Marble

Types of Marble Flooring
Crema Marfil Marble
  • Crema Marfil Gold is a kind of beige marble quarried in Spain. This stone is especially good for Exterior – Interior wall, fountains, pool and wall capping, mosaic, stairs, monuments, countertops, window sills, floor applications, etc, and other design projects.
  • It also called Crema Marfil Gold Marble, Crema Marfil Marble. Crema Marfil Gold can be processed into Polished, Sawn Cut, Sanded, Rock faced Sandblasted, and Tumbled, and so on.

Approx Price : Rs. 230 / Square feet

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7. Carrara Marble

Types of Marble Flooring
Carrara Marble

Carrara Marble is the most common type of light-colored marble. It is also one of the economical marble types.

It is found in varying hues of white and gray colors. The background of this marble is whitish gray and it has a linear, thin, and feathery veining pattern.

Carrara marble has been in use since the era of Roman civilization when in 1564 the Malaspina and Cybo families established the Office of Marble for the regulation of the marble mining industry.  

It becomes one of the most popular marble floorings.

Listed below are places and areas where Carrara marble can be used according to the finished product type available in the market:


8. Levadia Black Marble

Types of Marble Flooring
Levadia Black Marble

Levadia Black Marble is a kind of black marble quarried in Greece. This stone has special application Exterior – Interior wall and floor applications, mosaic, fountains, and wall capping, and other design projects.

It is also popular by name of  Black Levadia Marble, Black Lividia Marble, Black Livadias Marble, Livadia Black Marble, Livadia Black Marble, Nero Lavadia Marble, Nero Levadia Marble, Livadeia Black Marble.

Levadia Black Marble can be processed into Polished, Sawn Cut, Sanded, Rock faced, Sandblasted, Tumbled and so on.

Approx Price : Rs. 35 / Square feet


9. Nero Marquina Marble

Types of Marble Flooring
Nero Marquina Marble

The marble looks more beautiful when it arrives on the scene in interior architecture and in contemporary decors is simply fascinating.

Negro Marquina, which takes its name from the Basque Country quarries from which it is extracted, brings to light all its noble and primeval beauty on floors, walls, bathrooms, kitchen countertops, and even as breathtaking artistic murals and ornamental pieces.

Its irregular white veins, concentrated to a greater or lesser extent according to the slab being installed, visually recall a painter’s brushstrokes on an intense black canvas.

It is one of the popular types of marble flooring

Approx Price : Rs. 250 / Square feet

Advantages: This marble finish has natural textures, extraordinary polished finish, variety, and color richness are only some of the qualities that have made marble one of the materials preferred by decorators and architects.


10. Honed Marble

Types of Marble Flooring
Honed Marble
  •  Honed Marble is one type of polished marble, but not to the extent of polished marble.  It looks like a matte finish and does not reflect as much light.  However, it is still smooth and prevents slipping.

Approx Price : Rs. 110 / Square feet


FAQs:

Types of Marble for Flooring

Among the varied available types of marble flooring, White Marble tiles are the most desired ones.
Golden Calacatta Marble 
Calacatta Michelangelo Marble
Calacatta Borghini Marble
Talathello or Silver Beige Marble
Emperador Marble
Crema Marfil Marble
Carrara Marble
Levadia Black Marble
Nero Marquina Marble
Honed Marble

Marbles Flooring

Marble is precipitate from limestone and dolomite; it is irregularly colored by impurities and used especially in architecture and sculpture. Marble floor tiles are used for exterior and interior flooring applications. Marble floors are available in various colors red, black, white mottled, and banded, gray, pink, and green.

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