Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 258

Corsi 258, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 258  
Name and quarry location: Lumachella degli Appennini, from the Apennines, Italy  
Geological description: Poorly sorted conglomerate with limestone and marble clasts together with scattered calcareous algal nodules and bivalves (oysters).  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 3. Lumachellas; ii. Italian lumachellas  
Corsi's text: 83.26 Lumachella deglia Appennini  

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