Lexikon

Marble analysis, 4815

Right foot


White marble
Marble origin: Carrara (Italy)

 

Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: homeoblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.49 mm
Cathodoluminescence color: brown-orange 
Cathodoluminescence intensity: intermediate
Cathodoluminescence distribution: homogeneous

Although stable isotope data have not been measured, the MGS, the texture and the orange color of luminescence allow to propose Carrara as the origin of this marble.

 

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