Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 516

Corsi 516, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 516  
Name and quarry location: Mandolato di Verona, from Verona, Veneto, Italy  
Geological description: Limestone. A burrowed biomicrite with abundant planktonic forams and calcispheres, cut by a calcite-filled fracture system and stylolites.  
Comments: The locality is very likely to be correct.  
Further information: Verona.pdf

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 6. Argillaceous stones; i. Common clays  
Corsi's text: 129.17 Mandolato di Verona  

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