Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 499, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 499  
Name and quarry location: Rosso di Mizzole, from Mizolle, Val Pantena, Verona, Veneto, Italy  
Geological description: Burrowed nodular fossiliferous micritic pelagic limestone with calcite/clay-lined stylolites and solution seams. It is from the Jurassic Rosso Ammonitico Formation.  
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). Mizolle is possible.  
Further information: Verona.pdf

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; ii. Italian Breccias  
Corsi's text: 126.78 Rosso di Mizzole  

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