Repairing Microbial Damage To Marble: How Microscopic Forms Can Damage Your Marble Countertops
Marble is thought of as a tough substance, something that requires a chisel and hammer to even scratch. While this is mostly true, white marble is softer than any of the almost twenty kinds of marble. Even so, there are microorganisms which live on and feed off of rock--no joke. These microorganisms are responsible for the deterioration of marble, and resins in or on marble, which is a major issue if you have marble floors or marble countertops.