Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 430, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 430  
Name and quarry location: Pomorol di S.Giorgio, from San Giorgio, Verona, Veneto, Italy  
Geological description: Brecciated, stylolitised, biomicrite limestone with scattered intraclasts.  
Comments: This stone is like 'giallo e pavonazzo detto Pomarolo di Mizzole' in Corsi's table of modern marbles at the NHM in London.  
References: Other examples: NHM London Corsi tabletop (modern) 28h.  
Further information: Verona.pdf

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; ii. Italian Breccias  
Corsi's text: 118.9 Pomorol di S.Giorgio nel Veronese  

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