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Marble analysis, 4736

Head of a child


White marble
Marble origin: unknown

 

Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: homeoblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.51 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -6 ‰  -5.87 ‰  -5.89 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: -0.73 ‰  -0.70 ‰  -0.73 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: brown and dark brown
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

It is impossible to determine the origin of the marble used for this sculpture as no comparable reference material exists in our data bank.
 

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2018)