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marble; ("giallo mistio") deep purple marble with large yellow spots; polished rectangular trade sample

72. Mount. Vernalese, [Tuscany], [Italy] unknown Hunter list of marbles gives the following: "Another of a deep purple colour, with large yellow spots: called giallo mistio: from the same place."
[giallo = yellow, mistio = ?]