Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 278

Corsi 278, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 278  
Name and quarry location: Marmo conchigliare rosso di Roma, from Rome, Lazio, Italy  
Geological description: Fossiliferous calcareous sandstone with serpulid worm tubes and bivalve debris.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 3. Lumachellas; ii. Italian lumachellas  
Corsi's text: 86.46 Marmo conchigliare rosso di Roma  

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