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gypsum; ("fiorito and alabastro antico pecorello") var. alabaster, with yellow, red and brown dendrites; polished rectangular trade sample

28. Montauto, Aretino, [Tuscany], [Italy] unknown Hunter list of marbles gives the following: "A fine alabaster, variegated with yellow, red & brown dendrites: called fiorito, and also Alabastro antico pecorello: from Montauto in Aretino."
[fiorito = bloomed, alabastro = alabaster, antico = ancient, pecorello = ?]