portor marble

  1. Home
  2. top of the aat hierarchies
  3. Materials Facet
  4. Materials (hierarchy name)
  5. materials (substances)
  6. [materials by composition]
  7. inorganic material
  8. rock (inorganic material)
  9. metamorphic rock
  10. marble (rock)
  11. [marble by color or pattern]
  12. variegated marble
  13. portor marble
Scope note
A marble from Portovenere and the island of Palmaria in Liguria, Italy. The best grades are dark black with evenly distributed dull golden veins while the inferior grades are brownish gray with irregular veins and spots of dull yellow.
portor marble
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024