Lexikon

Marble analysis, 4720

Torso of a youth

White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)

 

Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.74 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -7.11 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.54 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to light brown, dark brown and red
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak to strong depending oft he place (aspect of cooling embers)
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

All data are in accordance with Pentelikon as the marble origin.

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2017)