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Marble analysis, 4741

Portrait of Alexander


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

 

Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.28 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -2.70 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 5.37 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: brown-pink
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)