Marble from Turkey
Also known asAphrodite Pink, Leopard_ukr, Roalte Afrodit, Salome.
Macroscopic descriptionThis marble usually presents cataclastic texture with red-yellow veins, knots and zones in a white background. Calcite crystals of 0,9-1,9 mm grain sizes are also found as bands.
Petrographic descriptionThe sample consists of calcite minerals with varying sizes showing cataclastic texture. These minerals form bands. Calcite sizes may be 1,90 mm in some, but 0,19 mm in others. Shatterings can be observed, traces of quartz and sericite have also been found.