Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 494, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 494  
Name and quarry location: Breccia di Napoli, from Naples, Campania, Italy  
Geological description: Micritic limestone with pale grey dolomite nodules; calcite-filled fractures, and disseminated dendritic pyrolusite. Brown is filler.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; ii. Italian Breccias  
Corsi's text: 126.73 Breccia di Napoli  

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