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Australian Opalized 7.octw. Gastropod Shells Turreted

SKU: G1397443P
Exoskeleton of snail, a kind of mollusk
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Natural Opalized - Australian Gastropod Shells

 

The gastropod shell is part of the body of agastropod 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: 23.5mm, 22.9mm
  • Diameter at base: 6.7mm, 6.48mm
  • Turreted to a point
  • Weight: 7.0 carats total
  • Visible exposed sand spots

Natural Opalized - Australian Gastropod Shells

 

The gastropod shell is part of the body of agastropod 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: 23.5mm, 22.9mm
  • Diameter at base: 6.7mm, 6.48mm
  • Turreted to a point
  • Weight: 7.0 carats total
  • Visible exposed sand spots
Products specifications
Gemstone
Carat Weight Filtering 5-10 ctw
Gemological Lab Staff Gemologist
Carat Weight 7.0 carats total
Measurements

Length: 23.5mm, 22.9mm
Diameter at base: 6.7mm, 6.48mm

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