Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 469, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 469  
Name and quarry location: Breccia degli Appennini, from Apennines, Italy  
Geological description: Matrix-supported bio- and intraclast-rich biomicrite limestone. It is poorly sorted; possibly resedimented in a debris flow.  
References: Corsi (1825); Price (2007) 113  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; ii. Italian Breccias  
Corsi's text: 123.48 Altro [Breccia degli Appennini]  

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