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Opal var. Diatomaceous Earth from San Bernardino County, California

Opal var. Diatomaceous Earth from San Bernardino County, California

Mineral:Opal var. Diatomaceous Earth
Locality:San Bernardino County, California
Description:Rectangular specimen of white diatomaceous earth. This is entirely composed of fossilized external skeletons of diatoms (microscopic plants). It is so light that it almost floats. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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