Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 244, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 244  
Name and quarry location: Lumachella di Trento, from Trent, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy  
Geological description: Fossiliferous limestone with spar-replaced gastropods, and terebratulid brachiopods. It was probably originally peloidal, with a sparry calcite cement.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 3. Lumachellas; ii. Italian lumachellas  
Corsi's text: 81.12 Lumachella di Trento  

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