tufa: see travertine.
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Sedimentary Structures and Physical Properties of Travertine and Carbonate Tufa Building Stone (Construction and Building Materials)
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The Latium region: a showcase of Italian stoneworking; The surrounding region of Rome has a vast history of quarrying and processing travertine and other stone varieties, and it continues this tradition today--exporting its products to foreign markets worldwide. (Stone World)
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