Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 517

Corsi 517, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 517  
Name and quarry location: Rosso di Terni, from Terni, Umbria, Italy  
Geological description: Limestone. A stylolitised burrowed biomicrite crowded with planktonic forams, calcispheres and other small bioclasts.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 6. Argillaceous stones; ii. Dendritic clays  
Corsi's text: 129.1 Rosso di Terni  

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