Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 608, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 608  
Name and quarry location: Serpentina delle Alpi, from the Alps  
Geological description: Silicified serpentinite breccia. Rounded clasts of granular silicified serpentine in massive quartz matrix, with streaks of cream quartz-dolomite.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 7. Serpentines; ii. Common serpentines  
Corsi's text: 151.33 Serpentina delle Alpi  

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