Lexikon

Marble analysis, 8421

Bald head


White marble
Marble origin: Thasos (Greece)


Mineralogy: dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.40 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -2.31 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 3.08 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: pink and red 
Cathodoluminescence intensity: intermediate
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

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

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2017)