Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 448

Corsi 448, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 448  
Name and quarry location: Broccatellone, from Verzirhan, Bilecik,Turkey  
Geological description: Polymict limestone breccia.  
Comments: Broccatellone is a variety of breccia corallina from Verzirhan in Turkey.  
References: Borghini (1997) 199; Corsi (1845) 152; Lazzarini (2002c) 251; Lazzarini (2002a); Mielsch (1985) 46, taf.8; Price (2007) 111  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; ii. Italian Breccias  
Corsi's text: 120.27 Giallo di S.Ambrogio  

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