Lexikon

Marble analysis, 5423

Statue of a draped female figure


White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)

 

Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.58 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -3.67 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.59 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to orange-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 (1998, 2005, 2016)