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Marble analysis, 4127

Marble torso of Eros

White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)

 

Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic 
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.51 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -6.79 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.62 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to orange-brown and dark brown and red
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak to strong depending of the place (aspect of cooling embers)
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

All data are in accordance with Pentelikon as the marble origin. 

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2017)