Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 694

Corsi 694, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 694  
Name and quarry location: Breccia di Roma, from Rome, Lazio, Italy  
Geological description: Polymict conglomerate of predominantly limestone pebbles, with abundant green silicate grains in matrix. Green silicate grains are subhedral-euhedral crystals Well-rounded clasts have heavily altered rims. Matrix is white micrite/microcrystalline calcite. Note brown is filler.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 10. Pudding-stones; ii. Italian pudding-stones  
Corsi's text: 165.12 Breccia di Roma  

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