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Marble analysis, 60.36.A

Head of a youth


White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)

 

Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.82 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -7.96 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 3.12 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: brown-orange and brown 
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, 2017)