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February 29, 2012

Marble Extraction on You Tube

Did you ever wonder how natural stone is extracted from the earth? This is an incredible video of one of the largest quarries in the world. Here you’ll see a popular, simply elegant, marble stone called Crema Marfil extracted from the earth in Spain.

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Crema Marfil Coto Quarry by Levantina

The Crema Marfil Coto quarry, located in Pinoso (Alicante. Spain) is the largest one in the world. The marble extracted by Levantina is internationally recognized as the best cream marble.

After the marble is blasted and extracted out of the earth’s crust. It is then cut into blocks, slabs, tiles etc.
Crema Marfil close up of a slab

Photo: Lesher Natural Stone, Quartz, & Tile
Crema Marfil tiles in the shower

shower vertical

Photo: Lesher Natural Stone, Quartz, & Tile

Imagine all of the work that goes into the process from extraction to the finished work of art. Wow. I’m exhausted just thinking about the entire process!

Posted by Lesher
at 8:01 am
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