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Caption: Marble specimen. Calabria, Italy. Pallizzi Quarries, Calabria, Italy.
Description: Label name: Calabria, Italy. Alternative name: Agrillei. Specimen description: Red/brown, orange and white fragments-veins. Anselm Odling. Text from: Watson, J. British and foreign marbles and other ornamental stones. Cambridge : University Press, 1916. 317 AGRILLEI. Pallizzi Quarries, Calabria. This specimen is an example of the dark variety of Calabresian Marble. It is composed of reddish brown and orange-coloured brecciated fragments, in a greyish brown matrix.
Date taken: 01/01/2004
Photographer: McIntyre, B.M.
Copyright statement: NERC
Additional information: The marble is from the Walter Brown Collection, Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club.
Orientation: Square
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