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Marble analysis, 4737

Head of a child

White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)


Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.16 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -6.60 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.67 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to orange-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 (1997, 2016)