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Marble analysis, 69.2.A

Portrait of an old man ("Caesar")


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

 

Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.40 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -2.62 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 5.59 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: blue
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak
Cathodoluminescence distribution: homogeneous

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

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1999, 2017)