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Marble analysis, 4746

Fragment of a relief: funerary banquet


White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)

 

Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.30 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -4.26 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.65 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to orange-brown, dark 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 (1997, 2016)