Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 425

Corsi 425, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 425  
Name and quarry location: Breccia di Bologna, from Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy  
Geological description: Polymict conglomerate with microspar matrix. Clasts are predominantly of limestone; some are a jasper-like pseudobreccia in appearance.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; ii. Italian Breccias  
Corsi's text: 117.4 Breccia di Bologna  

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