Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 419

Corsi 419, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 419  
Name and quarry location: Breccia gialla e nera, from Portovenere, La Spezia, Liguria, Italy  
Geological description: Black and grey limestone conglomerate, with a yellow ferruginous calcite matrix.  
References: Corsi (1845) 143  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; i. Antique Breccias  
Corsi's text: 115.31 Breccia gialla e nera  

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