Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 687

Corsi 687, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 687  
Name and quarry location: Breccia delle Alpi, from the Alps; or perhaps Breccia di Seravezza, from Seravezza, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy  
Geological description: Lithic breccio-conglomerate with clasts of dolomitic marble, schist, and other predominantly metamorphic rocks.  
Comments: The quarry location is uncertain. It has been suggested that this sample comes from Seravezza.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 10. Pudding-stones; ii. Italian pudding-stones  
Corsi's text: 164.5 Breccia delle Alpi  

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