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Vivianite in fossilized clam from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, astern Crimea, Ukraine

 
Vivianite in fossilized clam from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, astern Crimea, Ukraine

Vivianite in fossilized clam from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, astern Crimea, Ukraine

Vivianite in fossilized clam from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, astern Crimea, Ukraine

Vivianite in fossilized clam from Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, astern Crimea, Ukraine

DESCRIPTION:No. 50272
Mineral:Vivianite in fossilized clam
Locality:Kerch Iron-Ore Basin, astern Crimea, Ukraine
Description:Lustrous black acicular vivianite crystals that formed inside a fossilized clam. The clam shell is complete on the bottom half and shows distinct surface patterns. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #654, originally acquired in 1993
Overall Size:8x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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