Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 185

Corsi 185, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 185  
Name and quarry location: Ceppo scuro del lago di Como, from Lake Como, Como, Lombardy, Italy  
Geological description: Fine grained calcarenite with some primary lamination and signs of soft sediment deformation.  
Comments: The 'Ceppos' are conglomerates.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 2. Veined marbles; Species 12. Veined marbles of Italy  
Corsi's text: 69.7 Ceppo scuro del lago di Como  

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