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