Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 561, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 561  
Name and quarry location: Lavagna di Cesena, from Cesena in Emilia, Forli, Emilia-Romagno, Italy  
Geological description: Calcarenite with spar-filled fractures. Cubic pyrite crystals coat back of specimen.  
Comments: Cesena has not been confirmed but it is a source of grey compact limestone according to Jervis (1889).  
References: Jervis (1889) 204  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 5. Slates  
Corsi's text: 139.2 Lavagna di Cesena  

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