Marino. Ancient Peperino Quarries

Marino. Ancient Peperino Quarries

The geology of the territory around Marino is characterized by the presence of a large layer of peperino, a rock of volcanic origin with particular characteristics.

It is in fact very compact but also easy to work and these features make it ideal for both construction and ornamental motifs.

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Benedicta Lee

Born in Rome from an Italian mother and American father, she works as a freelance communications manager and designer in the tourism sector, a career and interest which she is pursuing with a...


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