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Marble analysis, 4739

Portrait of a man (ruler?)

White marble
Marble origin: Paros (Paros-Marathi) (Greece)


Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.98 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -3.38 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 5.11 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: dark blue
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak
Cathodoluminescence distribution: homogeneous

All data are in accordance with Paros (Paros-Marathi) as the marble origin.

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2016)