Marble from Turkey
Also known asAlabaster, Balikesir Oniks Mermeri, Honey Onyx, persian honey and white, Yellow Onyx.
Macroscopic descriptionYellow, light brown and pink coloured Balikesir Onyx Marble has been occured along a fault zone in the recrystallized limestone of the Mesozoic age. Dimensions of partly acicular textured recrystallized aragonite, crystals vary between 0,04-7 mm.
Petrographic descriptionThis onyx marble exhibits 0,04-7 mm primary aragonite micro-crystals with acicular texture due to recrystallization.