breccia corallina

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Scope note
A breccia marble containing red, pink, white, or yellow fragments in a coral-colored matrix; it was notably used for the interior columns of the Temple of Mars Ultor in Rome although few other specific examples are known and its ancient quarry has not been located.
breccia corallina
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024