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Opal var. Diatomaceous Earth from San Bernardino County, California

 
Opal var. Diatomaceous Earth from San Bernardino County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 28069
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
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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