Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 197

Corsi 197, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 197  
Name and quarry location: Rosso del Ticino, from Ticino, Lombardy, Italy  
Geological description: Ferruginous micaceous calcarenite.  
Comments: Ticino is also a Canton of Switzerland.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 2. Veined marbles; Species 12. Veined marbles of Italy  
Corsi's text: 71.19 Rosso del Ticino  

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