Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 903, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 903  
Name and quarry location: Rosso antico brecciato, from Kiyi Kislacik, Milas, Mugla Province, Turkey  
Geological description: Breccia of calcite marble clasts in a hematitic matrix.  
Comments: The large pink area is part of a very large clast in this breccia.  
References: Andreoli (2002); Borghini (1997) 207, 289; Corsi (1845) 141; Gorgoni (2002a); Lazzarini (2002c) 248-250; Mielsch (1985) 46, taf.8; Price (2007) 120-121  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 1. Monochrome marbles; Species 5. Red marbles  
Corsi's text: 39.11/ S10.1 Rosso antico  

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