Marble is a type of rock that altered considerably from its original structure and composition by pressure and heat applied over thousands of years. Marble’s manner and flexibility make it one of the best choices for building materials and structural supply. This same versatility makes marble a great countertop material. Marble can take a very high polish and has been used for many years. High quality marble is typically expensive but US Stone International makes this luxurious material more affordable for your home improvement project.