Marble analysis, 5030

Draped male torso from Velanideza

White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)


Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.70 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -4.15 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.24 ‰
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 (1997, 2016)