Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 696

Corsi 696, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 696  
Name and quarry location: Breccia di Roma, from Rome, Lazio, Italy  
Geological description: Calcarenite-polymict limestone conglomerate with clear spar matrix. Some darker grains are ?volcanic??, some is dendritic Mn; but also some is brown filler.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 10. Pudding-stones; ii. Italian pudding-stones  
Corsi's text: 165.14 Breccia di Roma  

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