4 White Marble of Koelga

White Marble of Koelga

Posted on April 23, 2012 by team


Koelga settlement is famous for its marble quarry – one of the largest in the world and the largest in Russia.

Way to the quarry

“Koelga Marble” JSC.

“To defenders of Motherland from grateful descendants”

Inside the pit it’s much warmer than outside, cause white marble reflects sun rays pretty much good.

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BelAZ trucks work here

Marble extraction looks like archaelogical excavations

They work on Sundays too

Someone lives nearby

Koelga village

Marble blocks as the bridge supports

Location: Koelga, the Chelyabinsk region

via dushlik

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4 Responses to “White Marble of Koelga”

  1. Silvio says:

    The quality of this white marble is not to compare to the wonderful Laas marble from Italy!

  2. Ivan says:

    What about a close-up photo of the marble????

    fss

  3. jeffrey pigden says:

    Not every piece of marble from every quarry is perfect.

  4. stef says:

    the best quality white marble of the world is the Greek Penteli white marble -(is the one the acropolis and ancient statues was made) . Unfortunately the site has close for eco reasons.

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