Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 215

Corsi 215, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 215  
Name and quarry location: Lumachella antica, from Mégara, Attica, Greece  
Geological description: Nummulitic limestone of Middle Eocene age.  
References: Corsi (1845) 114-115  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 3. Lumachellas; i. Ancient lumachellas  
Corsi's text: 75.1 Lumachella antica. Marmor chonchyte. Lumachella Bianca Antica. Marmor Megarense. Marmo di Megara... il territorio di Magara nell'Acaja, oggi Livadia dice... presso quella città era la cava...  

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