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[[File:Potters Grave.png|thumb|right|300px|[[James Potter I|James]] and [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]]'s headstone.]]
 
[[File:Potters Grave.png|thumb|right|300px|[[James Potter I|James]] and [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]]'s headstone.]]
   
 
'''Marble''' is a non-foliated metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Marble is commonly used for sculpture and as a building material.<ref name="wikipedia">[[Wikipedia:Marble|Marble]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
 
'''Marble''' is a non-foliated metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Marble is commonly used for sculpture and as a building material.<ref name="wikipedia">[[Wikipedia:Marble|Marble]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
   
[[Gringotts Wizarding Bank]]'s main hall in [[London]] was made of marble<ref name="PS5">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 5 (''Diagon Alley'')</ref> as well as stairs leading to bank's interior<ref name="CS4">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' - Chapter 4 (''At Flourish and Blotts'')</ref>, though passageways to vaults were carved out of stone.<ref name="PS5"/>
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[[Gringotts Wizarding Bank]]'s main hall in [[London]] was made of marble<ref name="PS5">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 5 (''Diagon Alley'')</ref> as well as stairs leading to bank's interior,<ref name="CS4">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' - Chapter 4 (''At Flourish and Blotts'')</ref> though passageways to vaults were carved out of stone.<ref name="PS5"/>
   
 
{{Quote|The stone walls were lit with flaming torches like the ones at Gringotts, the ceiling was too high to make out, and a magnificent marble staircase facing them led to the upper floors.|Description of [[Marble Staircase]]|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone|quote}}
 
{{Quote|The stone walls were lit with flaming torches like the ones at Gringotts, the ceiling was too high to make out, and a magnificent marble staircase facing them led to the upper floors.|Description of [[Marble Staircase]]|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone|quote}}
   
 
In [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], inside the entrance hall, it could be seen [[Marble Staircase|staircase]] made of marble, leading to upper floors.<ref name="PS7">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 7 (''The Sorting Hat'')</ref><ref name="CS8">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Deathday Party'')</ref><ref name="PA5">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' - Chapter 5 (''The Dementor'')</ref><ref name="GF12">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' - Chapter 12 (''The Triwizard Tournament'')</ref><ref name="OP11">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 11 (''The Sorting Hat's New Song'')</ref> [[Neville Longbottom]]'s [[Rememberall]] was possibly made of marble.<ref name="PS9">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 9 (''The Midnight Duel'')</ref><ref name="OP10">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 10 (''Luna Lovegood'')</ref> There was a bathroom for [[Prefect]]s on fifth floor next to the statue of [[Boris the Bewildered]], whose entire inside was made of marble.<ref name="GF25">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' - Chapter 25 (''The Egg and the Eye'')</ref> The large, circular room of the [[Department of Mysteries]] also had a shining, marble floor so that it looked as though there was dark water underfoot.<ref name="OP34">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 34 (''The Department of the Mysteries'')</ref> The cabinet of [[Prime Minister]] at [[Prime Minister's office|10 Downing Street]], had a marble fireplace and mantelpiece facing the long sash windows.<ref name="HBP1">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 1 (''The Other Minister'')</ref> At the place where [[Albus Dumbledore]] was buried, outside the [[Hogwarts Castle]], there was a large marble table on which corpse of former director of [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] was put, standing at the front of the chairs. Dumbledore, was buried in white marble tomb.<ref name="HBP30">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 30 (''The White Tomb'')</ref><ref name="DH36">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 36 (''The Flaw in the Plan'')</ref> There was also a marble mantelpiece at [[Malfoy Manor]] in the hall, where [[Death Eater]]s gathered in [[1997]] with their leader, [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]].<ref name="DH1">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 1 (''The Dark Lord Ascends'')</ref><ref name="DH23">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 23 (''Malfoy Manor'')</ref> There was a marble floor in bathroom at [[12 Grimmauld Place]] as well, where [[Harry Potter]], [[Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]] hid in [[1997]].<ref name="DH9">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 9 (''A Place to Hide'')</ref> [[James Potter|James]] and [[Lily Potter]]'s tomb in [[Godric's Hollow]] was made of white marble, and had their names and dates of birth and death engraved upon it.<ref name="DH16">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 16 (''Godric's Hollow'')</ref> [[Ravenclaw Common Room]] had a marble, tall statue of [[Rowena Ravenclaw]] inside.<ref name="DH29">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 29 (''The Lost Diadem'')</ref>
 
In [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], inside the entrance hall, it could be seen [[Marble Staircase|staircase]] made of marble, leading to upper floors.<ref name="PS7">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 7 (''The Sorting Hat'')</ref><ref name="CS8">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Deathday Party'')</ref><ref name="PA5">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' - Chapter 5 (''The Dementor'')</ref><ref name="GF12">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' - Chapter 12 (''The Triwizard Tournament'')</ref><ref name="OP11">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 11 (''The Sorting Hat's New Song'')</ref> [[Neville Longbottom]]'s [[Rememberall]] was possibly made of marble.<ref name="PS9">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 9 (''The Midnight Duel'')</ref><ref name="OP10">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 10 (''Luna Lovegood'')</ref> There was a bathroom for [[Prefect]]s on fifth floor next to the statue of [[Boris the Bewildered]], whose entire inside was made of marble.<ref name="GF25">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' - Chapter 25 (''The Egg and the Eye'')</ref> The large, circular room of the [[Department of Mysteries]] also had a shining, marble floor so that it looked as though there was dark water underfoot.<ref name="OP34">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 34 (''The Department of the Mysteries'')</ref> The cabinet of [[Prime Minister]] at [[Prime Minister's office|10 Downing Street]], had a marble fireplace and mantelpiece facing the long sash windows.<ref name="HBP1">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 1 (''The Other Minister'')</ref> At the place where [[Albus Dumbledore]] was buried, outside the [[Hogwarts Castle]], there was a large marble table on which corpse of former director of [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] was put, standing at the front of the chairs. Dumbledore, was buried in white marble tomb.<ref name="HBP30">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 30 (''The White Tomb'')</ref><ref name="DH36">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 36 (''The Flaw in the Plan'')</ref> There was also a marble mantelpiece at [[Malfoy Manor]] in the hall, where [[Death Eater]]s gathered in [[1997]] with their leader, [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]].<ref name="DH1">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 1 (''The Dark Lord Ascends'')</ref><ref name="DH23">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 23 (''Malfoy Manor'')</ref> There was a marble floor in bathroom at [[12 Grimmauld Place]] as well, where [[Harry Potter]], [[Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]] hid in [[1997]].<ref name="DH9">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 9 (''A Place to Hide'')</ref> [[James Potter|James]] and [[Lily Potter]]'s tomb in [[Godric's Hollow]] was made of white marble, and had their names and dates of birth and death engraved upon it.<ref name="DH16">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 16 (''Godric's Hollow'')</ref> [[Ravenclaw Common Room]] had a marble, tall statue of [[Rowena Ravenclaw]] inside.<ref name="DH29">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 29 (''The Lost Diadem'')</ref>
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Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Marble is commonly used for sculpture and as a building material.[1]

Gringotts Wizarding Bank's main hall in London was made of marble[2] as well as stairs leading to bank's interior,[3] though passageways to vaults were carved out of stone.[2]

"The stone walls were lit with flaming torches like the ones at Gringotts, the ceiling was too high to make out, and a magnificent marble staircase facing them led to the upper floors."
—Description of Marble Staircase[src]

In Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, inside the entrance hall, it could be seen staircase made of marble, leading to upper floors.[4][5][6][7][8] Neville Longbottom's Rememberall was possibly made of marble.[9][10] There was a bathroom for Prefects on fifth floor next to the statue of Boris the Bewildered, whose entire inside was made of marble.[11] The large, circular room of the Department of Mysteries also had a shining, marble floor so that it looked as though there was dark water underfoot.[12] The cabinet of Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street, had a marble fireplace and mantelpiece facing the long sash windows.[13] At the place where Albus Dumbledore was buried, outside the Hogwarts Castle, there was a large marble table on which corpse of former director of Hogwarts was put, standing at the front of the chairs. Dumbledore, was buried in white marble tomb.[14][15] There was also a marble mantelpiece at Malfoy Manor in the hall, where Death Eaters gathered in 1997 with their leader, Lord Voldemort.[16][17] There was a marble floor in bathroom at 12 Grimmauld Place as well, where Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger hid in 1997.[18] James and Lily Potter's tomb in Godric's Hollow was made of white marble, and had their names and dates of birth and death engraved upon it.[19] Ravenclaw Common Room had a marble, tall statue of Rowena Ravenclaw inside.[20]

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  1. Marble at Wikipedia
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 5 (Diagon Alley)
  3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Chapter 4 (At Flourish and Blotts)
  4. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 7 (The Sorting Hat)
  5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Chapter 8 (The Deathday Party)
  6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Chapter 5 (The Dementor)
  7. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 12 (The Triwizard Tournament)
  8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 11 (The Sorting Hat's New Song)
  9. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 9 (The Midnight Duel)
  10. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 10 (Luna Lovegood)
  11. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 25 (The Egg and the Eye)
  12. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 34 (The Department of the Mysteries)
  13. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 1 (The Other Minister)
  14. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 30 (The White Tomb)
  15. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 36 (The Flaw in the Plan)
  16. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 1 (The Dark Lord Ascends)
  17. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 23 (Malfoy Manor)
  18. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 9 (A Place to Hide)
  19. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 16 (Godric's Hollow)
  20. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 29 (The Lost Diadem)

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