Marble analysis, 4821

Fragment of a relief: lying man

White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)


Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.98 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -4.45 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.89 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to orange and 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 (1999, 2016)