Marble analysis, 72.5.A

Acanthus leaf

White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)


Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.98 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -7.95 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 3.07 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to brown-orange and brown 
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, 2017)