Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 695

Corsi 695, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 695  
Name and quarry location: Breccia di Perugia, from Perugia, Umbria, Italy  
Geological description: Polymict conglomerate with predominantly limestone clasts. Note sutured/styloliitised clast boundaries. Common larger benthic forams, scarcer calcareous algae. Creamy-yellow micritic matrix with microfossils.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 10. Pudding-stones; ii. Italian pudding-stones  
Corsi's text: 165.13 Breccia di Perugia  

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