Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 460, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 460  
Name and quarry location: Breccia de'Colli Euganei, probably from Verona or Vicenza regions, Veneto Italy  
Geological description: Brecciated limestone with pervasive stylolites.  
Comments: The Verona/Vicenza area, Veneto, Italy is indicated as the provenance by the black number painted on the reverse (see pdf of further information about Verona specimens). Corsi has suggested erroneously, that many of his 'Verona' specimens are from the Euganean Hills.  
Further information: Verona.pdf

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; ii. Italian Breccias  
Corsi's text: 122.39 Breccia de'Colli Euganei  

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