Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 673

Corsi 673, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 673  
Name and quarry location: Basalte verde, locality unknown  
Geological description: 'Greenstone' - a metabasalt or metabasaltic tuff flecked with iron-rich spots.  
Comments: It is not known where this stone was quarried.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 9. Basalts; i. Ancient basalts  
Corsi's text: 161.3 Basalte verde  

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