Marble analysis, 4781

Fragment of a relief: Eros standing on a disk

White marble
Marble origin: Paros (Paros-Marathi) (Greece)


Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic 
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.35 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -2.30 ‰        
δ13CV-PDB: 4.53 ‰      
Cathodoluminescence color: purple and dark purple
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak 
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

All data are in accordance with Paros (Paros-Marathi) as the marble origin.

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1999, 2016)