Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 892, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 892  
Name and quarry location: Bianco Montorfano, from Montorfano, Novara, Piedmont, Italy  
Geological description: Hornblende biotite granite.  
Comments: Identified, almost certainly, as coming from Montorfano rather than Elba.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 16. Granites; ii. Italian granites  
Corsi's text: 215.44 Granito dell'Elba  

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