Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 616, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 616  
Name and quarry location: Serpentina delle Alpi, from the Alps  
Geological description: Metagabbro.  
Comments: Metagabbros like this have been obtained from various locations in the Italian Alps and can be hard to distinguish.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 7. Serpentines; ii. Common serpentines  
Corsi's text: 152.41 Serpentina delle Alpi  

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