Marble can be
extracted as properly dimensioned and shaped blocks, but smaller blocks and
irregular shaped pieces can also be obtained and utilized. Marble deposits with
the highest economic potential can be found in Red Ground, Point Hill and
Hellshire, St. Catherine; Chepstowe and Berwick Spring in Portland; Rodons
Store in Clarendon; Cuckold Point in Manchester; Mavis Bank in St. Andrew;
Garbrand Hall and Serge Island in St. Thomas.
Generally hard, jointed, well-bedded, brown to buff coloured limestone
Colour varieties include brown, pink, and cream with ornamentations including calcitic and manganese (purple) stained veins
Proven Reserves: 20 Million tonnes
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