Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 44

Corsi 44, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 44  
Name and quarry location: 'Marmo giallo di Sentro', perhaps from Centro Tregnago, Verona, Veneto, Italy  
Geological description: Brecciated fine-grained limestone with calcite-filled fractures; heavily stylolitised.  
Comments: No place called Sentro has been located, but this sample may be from Centro, near Tregnago. It is a fairly typical yellow limestone of the Verona area.  
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: 32.10 Giallo di Sentro nel veronese  

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