Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 982

Corsi 982, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 982  
Name and quarry location: Sicilian jasper, diaspro di Sicilia, from Sicily, Italy  
Geological description: Brecciated yellow-brown jasper, agate-filled fractures and matrix, voids filled with crystalline quartz.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 14. Quartz and its varieties; Species 6. Jasper; ii. Italian jaspers  
Corsi's text: 191.38/ S26.4 Altro dello stesso luogo [Diaspro di Sicilia]  

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