Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 459

Corsi 459, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 459  
Name and quarry location: Broccatello di Milano, from Milan, Lombardy, Italy  
Geological description: Polymict limestone conglomerate with sutured/stylolized grain boundaries, very poorly sorted, matrix largely calcarenite.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; ii. Italian Breccias  
Corsi's text: 122.38 Broccatello di Milano  

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