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Connemara Marble County Galway Ireland
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Connemara Marble is one of Ireland's most original products. Geologists estimate this natural green rock, quarried at the Streamstown Marble Quarries two miles north west of Clifden, is about 500 million years old.
 
Unique to the region, the marble shows twisted and interlocking bands of serpentine, in various shades of light green and dark green.
Connemara Marble County Galway Ireland
 
Connemara Marble County Galway Ireland

It has been used over the centuries as a means of exchange, for features in stately buildings and is recognised for its beautiful colour and resilience, with no two pieces being similar.

A broad range of souvenirs and ornamental products are produced from the stone.
 



 

 

 

 
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