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Game Info[]

Luxury resource. Adds 15% Production Production when building Ancient/Classical Era wonders (all wonders in vanilla Civilization V and Gods & Kings) in the city where it is worked.


Marble Marble is a unique luxury resource in that besides its normal bonuses, it also provides a boost to wonder construction in the Ancient and Classical Era (or, prior to Brave New World, all eras). Its improvement, the Quarry, gives a hefty Production Production bonus and also enables the nearby city to build the useful bonus building Stone Works, which adds additional Production Production bonuses to both the city and the tile.

All this makes Marble Marble a precious resource - try to access it ASAP by researching Masonry early on, then use its unique bonus to gain the upper hand in early game wonder construction! Of course, you'll need quite a bit of luck for that - if you don't have Marble Marble near your starting location you may not be able to make use of it in time.

Civilopedia entry[]

Marble is a beautiful rock highly prized as a building material and by artists for sculpting. Marble comes in a variety of colors and shades, sometimes mono-colored and sometimes with veins and pockets of many different colors within. Many of the most beautiful structures in the world - including the Taj Mahal, for one - are constructed of marble, as are the greatest sculptures of antiquity.

Civilization V Resources [edit]
Bonus BananasBison BNW-only.pngCattleDeerFishSheepStoneWheat
Strategic AluminumCoalHorsesIronOilUranium
Luxury Citrus GodsKings5 clear.pngCloves BNW-only.pngCocoa BNW-only.pngCopper GodsKings5 clear.pngCottonCrab GodsKings5 clear.pngDyesFursGemsGoldIncenseIvoryJewelry GodsKings5 clear.pngMarbleNutmeg BNW-only.pngPearlsPepper BNW-only.pngPorcelain GodsKings5 clear.pngSalt GodsKings5 clear.pngSilkSilverSpicesSugarTruffles GodsKings5 clear.pngWhalesWine

GodsKings5 clear.png Valid only in the Gods & Kings expansion pack.
BNW-only.png Valid only in the Brave New World expansion pack.