Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 997, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 997  
Name and quarry location: Granito di Firenze, from Florence, Tuscany, Italy  
Geological description: Hornblende biotite granite, porphyritic, with large megacrysts of potassium feldspar.  
Comments: This locality has not been confirmed.  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 16. Granites; ii. Italian granites  
Corsi's text: 216.53/ S28.1 Granito di Firenze  

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