Lexikon

Marble analysis, 50.960

Votive relief: banquet


White marble
Marble origin: unknown

 

Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.77 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -1.47 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 1.48 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: brown and dark purple
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak and intermediate depending of the place
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

It is impossible to determine the origin of the marble used for this sculpture as no comparable reference material exists in our data bank.
 

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1997, 2016)