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Calcite lining fossilized clam shell from Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida

 
Calcite lining fossilized clam shell from Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida

Calcite lining fossilized clam shell from Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite lining fossilized clam shell from Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida

DESCRIPTION:No. 43788
Mineral:Calcite lining fossilized clam shell
Locality:Ruck's Pit Quarry, Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida
Description:Transparent crystals of golden calcite lining the inside of a part of a fossilized clam shell. The calcite crystals are scalenohedral form and fluoresce-phosphoresce under UV illumination.
Overall Size:5x3x3 cm
Crystals:4-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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