Marble in Iran has been extracted and used for hundreds of years, and this is not by accident.
Iran has different marble stone types. There are lots of quarries all around Iran that are extracting marble stone in different colors and patterns.
Namin Marble is one of the highest quality and strongest marble stones in the country and has a long history. The source and mine of this rock is Ardebil province and the suburb of Namin. The background color is a cream with white veins resembling deer horns. At present, Namin Marble is processed in slabs and tiles and is used in various cases in the interior and exterior of the building. One of the most important characteristics of Namin marble compared to other marble stones is its high strength and resistance to pressure, cooling, and heat, which make this stone the focus of many manufacturers and Activists in the field of construction.
Other features of marble are not very high density and excellent texture. The porosity of this rock is very low, so it has high swelling and polishing and can be polished to a mirror appearance. This stone can be used in different sizes and sizes with different thicknesses for different applications.
Travertine Resources in Iran
There are 180 Million tonnes of Travertine in Iran, which is only 10% percent of the country’s dimension stone resources
Travertine, a sedimentary stone, with huge reserves in Iran. Iranian Travertine with its unique texture, exotic color and pattern are in great demand in the advanced markets of CIS countries, Iraq, Syria, Armenia, European Union, and the U.S.A.
Khalkhal travertine is a variegated cream, cream-beige & beige colors. It can be cut in both vein cut & crosscut. Khalkhal travertine classifies depends on shades & types of the veins. It can be used in facades & interior walls. Khalkhal travertine quarry is located in Porooch & Aghbolagh village, Khalkhal city, Ardebil province.