Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 598, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 598  
Name and quarry location: Serpentina di Corsica, from Corsica, France  
Geological description: Breccia of angular clasts of brown and pale green serpentinite in a paler coloured matrix with a reticulated system of very fine grey fibrous chrysotile veins throughout.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 7. Serpentines; ii. Common serpentines  
Corsi's text: 150.23 Serpentina di Corsica  

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