Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 688

Corsi 688, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 688  
Name and quarry location: Breccia delle Alpi, from the Alps  
Geological description: Polymict conglomerate with clasts of quartz, chert and silicified limestone. There is extensive intergrowth suturing about some marble/limestone clasts.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 10. Pudding-stones; ii. Italian pudding-stones  
Corsi's text: 164.6 Breccia delle Alpi  

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