Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 243

Corsi 243, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 243  
Name and quarry location: Lumachella di Domagiano, from 'Domagiano', Verona, Veneto, Italy  
Geological description: Limestone, with pel-sparite matrix, crowded with recrystallised spar-replaced whole and fragmentary bivalves (perhaps rudists). It shows intraclast suturing and stylolites.  
Comments: The painted number on the back of the specimen indicates a Verona/Vicenza provenance for this limestone (see Verona.pdf for more information). No place called Domagiano has been located.  
Further information: Verona.pdf

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 3. Lumachellas; ii. Italian lumachellas  
Corsi's text: 81.11 Lumachella di Domagiano  

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