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  10. marble (rock)
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  12. white marble
  13. palombino
Scope note
A white marble from ancient Phrygia (present-day Turkey); it is usually ivory or milky white and sometimes contains shell fragments or faint gray or chocolate brown spots. It is rarely found in large blocks but was often used as tiny square chips in ancient mosaics.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024