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What Difference between Nature marble and Artificial marbleNowadays there are many options while selecting furniture no matter in design or material. Some of them prefer to buy furniture made in wood, leather or fabric. Some of them are interested in furniture made in marble because of its high hardness, glossy surface and nature grain advantage. But please pay more attention to distinguish nature one and artificial one. There is some difference between them.
1, Pay attention to the grain and aberration.
Nature one: crossgrained, aberration, no plastic film on the surface.
Artificial one: in same grain, almost in same color, covered by plastic film.
Also the Artificial one is cheaper than nature one.
2, Pay attention to the pattern of marble.
Each nature marble has its unique pattern and color. High-end marble furniture will be made in whole piece of nature marble, different parts of the ratio of materials . Large area of nature grain will be for main place, leftover material can be used for areas such as the edge and back.
Meanwhile patterns of artificial one can be artificially controlled but low transparency and low glossy.
3, Pay attention to the texture and what kind the marble is.
Below are some types of stone using for furniture :green onyx, purple onyx, red dragon and so on, some types are needed to be colored but green onyx, purple onyx, red dragon are nature ones. Inferior items will be colored white marble into green onyx, however the color looks not natural emerald. Artificial marble is made from clastic rock of nature marble or granite as filling material;cement, parget and polyester resin as adhesive, then forming, grinding and polishing.
4, One more method to identify.
Drop several drops HCL on them, there will be acuteness blister if natural marble. Artificial one will be less blister even no bubbles.