Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 592

Corsi 592, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 592  
Name and quarry location: Serpentina di Corsica, from Corsica, France  
Geological description: Serpentinised harzburgite with coarse relict texture making it easy to distinguish former olivine and orthopyroxene domains. Note the chrysotile veins.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed, but may be correct.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 7. Serpentines; ii. Common serpentines  
Corsi's text: 149.17 Serpentina di Corsica  

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