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Alconera

Quarry

Coordinates: 38.39°N -6.47°E

Spain / Hispania Baetica

Location

Details

Stone:

Marble, Coloured Limestone, Coloured Marble,

Bibliography:

Canto 1977-78: 178; Grünhagen 1978: 304

Location:

Near Badajoz

Material:

Three varieties of marble, one black (negra pinta), one grey (gris pinta), and one similar to pavonazzetto (serrancolin), as well as a pink limestone (rosa ajamonado), all used locally and exported regionally

Bibliography

Grünhagen 1978: 304.

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