Marble analysis, 51.880

Female head


White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)


Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.82 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -4.27 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.39 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow, brown-orange and dark brown and red 
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak to strong depending on the place (aspect of cooling embers)
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

All data are in accordance with Pentelikon as the marble origin.

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