Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 184

Corsi 184, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 184  
Name and quarry location: Marmo bianco dell'Alpi from the Alps  
Geological description: Medium-grained dolomite marble, very heavily fractured, the fractures infilled with transparent calcite with brown ferruginous tinting.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 2. Veined marbles; Species 12. Veined marbles of Italy  
Corsi's text: 69.6 Bianco dell'Alpi  

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