Marble quarries are places where, for ages, marble is excavated and worked.
The extraction of marble has been a continuous becoming of real and dramatic histories through the centuries.
Among the ravines of the quarries and the steep ravaneti the heroism, the difficulties, the sacrifices of the quarrymen who, with tenacity and ability are still working on these mountains, are preserved.
This quarry overlooks a slope of the Mount Bettogli and at the moment its production consists exclusively of Statuario and Calacatta marble.
ZONA SOCIALE MONTE BETTOGLI CALOCARE
This quarry is located between the quarries n. 67 and n.228 and is the most extended of the group. Here it is possible to mainly extract the Statuario marble, the Calacatta marble, the Venatino and the Bianco Venato marble.
Located on the Mount Bettogli, in the Torano basin, this mountain is an open-air quarry, which is equipped with the most innovative machineries for the extraction of marble. From this quarry it is possible to extract:
Statuario / Venatini Bettogli / Ordinario Venato Chiaro / Paonazzo / Calacatta Bettogli / Bardiglio
Located on the Bettogli Mountain, in the Torano basin, this marble quarry develops underground and it has more than one “room”. This quarry produces the following types of marble:
Statuario / Statuarietto Venatino Bettogli / Ordinario Venato Chiaro / Paonazzo / Calacatta Bettogli / Bardiglio
This quarry is located on the border between quarries n.67 and n. 66; it is from this quarry that the traditional marble, like the Statuario marble, the Venatino and the Ordinario Venato, are extracted, but with a greater production of Paonazzo and Bardiglio.