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Marble analysis, 4759

Statue of a girl ('The Budapest Dancer')


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

 

Two samples were analyzed: 4759 (body), 4759-2 (head)
Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.05 mm (4759); 1.08 mm (4759-2)
δ18OV-PDB: -2.74 ‰ (4759)  -3.56 ‰ (4759); -3,51 ‰ (4759-2)
δ13CV-PDB: 4.34 ‰ (4759)  5.16 ‰ (4759) ; 5,06 ‰ (4759-2)
Cathodoluminescence color: brown-pink (4759) and dark blue (4759-2)
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak
Cathodoluminescence distribution: homogeneous

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

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2005, 2016)