Marble analysis, 50.389

Hand with discus

White marble
Place of origin: Pentelikon (Greece)


Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.84 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -4.62 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.76 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to orange-brown, dark brown and red
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak to strong depending of 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, 2016)