Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 39

Corsi 39, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 39  
Name and quarry location: Giallo di Saltrio, from Saltrio, Milan, Italy; but more likely to be from the Verona area, Veneto, Italy  
Geological description: Micritic limestone  
Comments: Very similar to no.49, nembro rosato from the Verona area. Note that Corsi's own specimen number is missing from this specimen.  
Further information: Verona.pdf

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 1. Monochrome marbles; Species 3. Yellow marbles ii. Yellow marbles of Italy  
Corsi's text: 31.5 Giallo di Saltrio nel milanese  

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