Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 241

Corsi 241, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 241  
Name and quarry location: Occhiadino di Como, from Como, Lombardy, Italy  
Geological description: Limestone. A bioturbated fossiliferous microsparite with abundant oncolites, and mollusc, foram and echinoderm debris. It has prominent spar-filled fractures.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 3. Lumachellas; ii. Italian lumachellas  
Corsi's text: 81.9 Occhiadino di Como  

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