A form of limestone, tavertine is created by the mineral deposits of hot springs. It usually has a “grain”, shows concentric circles, and can be found in white, tan, cream, or with a rusty appearance.
Travertine is found in a large number of countries, namely Turkey, Iran, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Armenia, Spain, and Morocco. As well as, Jordan, UAE, Greece, US, Macedonia, China, Hungary, Australia, Chile, and Poland. Also known as Black Marble, Travertine is quarried at the Idaho Travertine Quarry in Idaho Falls, ID.
Founded in 1968, Idaho Travertine Corp. is the largest quarrier and fabricator of domestic travertine in the United States. Owned and operated by the Orchard family, Idaho Travertine has produced thousands of commercial and residential projects using travertine and other domestic stones from around the United States.Colors available from Idaho Travertine in both veined and fleuri are: Continental Buff, Buckskin, Mocha, and Ivory.
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