Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 597

Corsi 597, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 597  
Name and quarry location: Serpentina verde di Genova, from Genoa, Liguria, Italy  
Geological description: Metaperidotite - probably serpentine and actinolite.  
Comments: Locality is probably correct, but has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 7. Serpentines; ii. Common serpentines  
Corsi's text: 149.22 Verde di Genova  

Full entry in English

Enter some search terms
Show results as:

search tips

Searches the database for all stone records containing the words you enter. To search for a text string, put it between quotation marks. To search for stone records that don't contain a word, put a minus sign in front of it.

For example, entering: granite "coarse-grained" -Egypt will find all the coarse-grained granites that do not come from Egypt.

Terms of three characters or less have not been indexed.