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Marble analysis, 4757

Marble torso of a woman


White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)

 

Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.98 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -4.43 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.57 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to orange-brown, brown and 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 (2000, 2017)