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Australian Opalized 3.19ctw. Gastropod Shells Turreted

SKU: G1397486P
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 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: 16mm, 15.85mm
  • Diameter at base: 5.4mm, 4.95mm
  • Turreted to a point
  • Weight: 3.19 carats total

Natural Opalized - Australian Gastropod Shells

 

The gastropod 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: 16mm, 15.85mm
  • Diameter at base: 5.4mm, 4.95mm
  • Turreted to a point
  • Weight: 3.19 carats total
Products specifications
Gemstone
Carat Weight Filtering 2-5 ctw
Gemological Lab Staff Gemologist
Carat Weight 3.19 carats total
Measurements
  • Length: 16mm, 15.85mm
  • Diameter at base: 5.4mm, 4.95mm
Opal
Opal Origin Country Australia
Origin Region or State Lightning Ridge
Type Fossilized Opal
Cut Technique Polished
Shape Freeform
Color Attributes Multi-Color
Comments Opalized Gastropod Shells
Common
Birthstone Month October