Marble analysis, 4808

Fragment of a male portrait

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


Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.16 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -3.19 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 4.87 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: mauve
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak
Cathodoluminescence distribution: homogeneous

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

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2016)