Marble analysis, 8415

Marble torso of Dionysos

White marble
Marble origin: Afyon (Turkey)


Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.93 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -4.62 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.44 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: brown to dark brown
Cathodoluminescence intensity: intermediate to weak
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

The isotopic signature, the MGS, the texture and the pattern of the cathodomicrofacies support Afyon as the origin of this marble.

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