Lexikon

Marble analysis, 4713

Head of a youth


White marble 
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)

 

Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.74 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -7.91 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.47 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to orange-brown, dark brown, 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 (2005, 2017)