Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 861

Corsi 861, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 861  
Name and quarry location: Beola di Milano, from Milan, Lombardy, Italy  
Geological description: Mica schist.  
Comments: Beola is used for roofing. This stone is known in the trade today as beola bianca and it comes from the areas of Domodossola, Trontano and Villadossola, in Piedmont, Italy.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 16. Granites; ii. Italian granites  
Corsi's text: 210.13 Beola di Milano  

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