Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 600, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 600  
Name and quarry location: Serpentina delle Alpi, from the Alps (not confirmed)  
Geological description: Serpentinite with calcite-filled veins and cavities.  
Comments: One of many serpentinites in Corsi's collection simply stated to be from the Alps.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 7. Serpentines; ii. Common serpentines  
Corsi's text: 150.25 Serpentina delle Alpi  

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