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Australian Opalized 15.11ctw. Gastropod Shells Turreted

SKU: G1396174P
Exoskeleton of snail, a kind of mollusk
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Natural Opalized - Australian Gastropod Shells

 

Thegastropod shell is part of the body of a gastropod or snail, a kind of mollusc. The shell is an exoskeleton, which protects from predators, mechanical damage, and dehydration, but also serves for muscle attachment and calcium storage.

  • Shape is, Turreted, turriculate, babylonic; an elongated shell with the whorls angulated or shouldered on their upper part.Turritella
  • Length: 22.6mm
  • Diameter at base: 6.8mm
  • Turreted to a point
  • Weight: 15.11 carats total

Natural Opalized - Australian Gastropod Shells

 

Thegastropod shell is part of the body of a gastropod or snail, a kind of mollusc. The shell is an exoskeleton, which protects from predators, mechanical damage, and dehydration, but also serves for muscle attachment and calcium storage.

  • Shape is, Turreted, turriculate, babylonic; an elongated shell with the whorls angulated or shouldered on their upper part.Turritella
  • Length: 22.6mm
  • Diameter at base: 6.8mm
  • Turreted to a point
  • Weight: 15.11 carats total
Products specifications
Gemstone
Carat Weight Filtering 10-20 ctw
Gemological Lab Staff Gemologist
Carat Weight 15.11 carats total
Measurements
  • 22.6mm length
  • Diameter at base: 6.8mm
Opal
Opal Origin Country Australia
Origin Region or State Lightning Ridge
Type Fossilized Opal
Cut Technique Polished
Shape Freeform
Color Attributes Black
Comments Opalized Gastropod Shells
Common
Birthstone Month October