Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 690

Corsi 690, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 690  
Name and quarry location: Breccia di Sicilia, from Sicily, Italy  
Geological description: Conglomerate, with igneous clasts showing altered margins, in limestone matrix with well-preserved microfauna.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 10. Pudding-stones; ii. Italian pudding-stones  
Corsi's text: 164.8 Breccia di Sicilia  

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