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Opal pseudomorph after Clam (var. Opalized Clam) from Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia

 
Opal pseudomorph after Clam (var. Opalized Clam) from Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia

Opal pseudomorph after Clam (var. Opalized Clam) from Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia

Opal pseudomorph after Clam (var. Opalized Clam) from Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 61581
Mineral:Opal pseudomorph after Clam (var. Opalized Clam)
Locality:Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
Description:Translucent white opal pseudomorph after a bivalve clam. The clam was buried, then replaced molecule by molecule by opal, resulting in the shape of a clam made of opal. Several areas in the opal show green-blue internal fire (play of colors).
Overall Size:29x26x18 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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