Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 292, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 292  
Name and quarry location: Lumachella rossa di Milano, from Milan, Lombardy, Italy  
Geological description: Limestone. Burrowed fossiliferous micrite crowded with molluscan and other skeletal debris. It is possibly part of a hard ground.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 3. Lumachellas; ii. Italian lumachellas  
Corsi's text: 88.60 Lumachella rossa di Milano  

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