Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 458

Corsi 458, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 458  
Name and quarry location: Pomarolo di Serme, from Serme, Verona, Veneto, Italy  
Geological description: Brecciated limestone with red, non-calcareous (perhaps lateritic) matrix.  
Comments: The painted number on the back of the specimen indicates a Verona/Vicenza provenance for this limestone (see Verona.pdf for more information). This is not the stone that has usually been called pomorolo.  
Further information: Verona.pdf

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; ii. Italian Breccias  
Corsi's text: 121.37 Pomarolo di Serme nel Veronese  

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