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About the quarry

Marčana characteristics

geological origins
Upper Cretaceous
Southeastern Istria
annual capacity
/ m3

Decorative limestone from a quarry near Marčana has been known since antique times. Today, a modern open quarry is being developed from an old mining project.
The deposit is built of massive, thick-layered, recrystallized bioclastic limestones of geological age of Cenomanians (Upper Cretaceous). The fragments are mostly from ore shells. It is a typical coastal material facing the former open sea, which is constantly washed by the waves and is therefore clean of impurities, organic material, and is white.

GPS coordinates: 44°55'46.1"N 13°58'17.4"E

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