|World Wonder Natural Stone
About The Tajmahal:
White crystalline marble, Gemstones, sandstone are the main stone, which has been used in Tajmahal.
Makrana Marble which was used in Tajmahal , was brought from Makrana, Rajasthan (India.)
Semi Precious Stone: Agate, Turquoise, Lapis lazuli, Coral, Onyx, Catís eye, Jade, Blood stone etc was used in Tajmahal for art of creativity.
Rare Stones: Some rare gemstones such as, Goldstone, Magnet stone used in Tajmahal.
Common Stone: Many common stones such as Grey, yellow, red sandstone, black state, white marble, limestone used widely.†
Marble is Available in vast variety and colors. Resistance to water and weather, Resistance to alkyl and acids, Easy to cut, Easy to carve and Excellent building material. Hence Makrana Marble was used in Tajmahal as building material.
Marble is a metamorphic rock composed by carbonate, calcite and dolomite minerals. Marble forms by heat and pressure in earth crust. Marble is most popular stone. Widely used for building, monuments, and sculptures. Pure white marble is most valued. It occurs from polymorphism of limestone.
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