Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 993, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 993  
Name and quarry location: Granito antico, locality unknown  
Geological description: Fine-grained hornblende biotite granodiorite; some mafic grains included within quartz.  
Comments: This has not been identified as coming from Egypt.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 16. Granites; i. Antique granite  
Corsi's text: 210.40/ S27.8 Altro [Granito antico]  

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