OPAL FOSSIL CLAM SHELL (BI-VALVE) – COOBER PEDY

$126.00

For sale is an opal fossil clam shell, from Coober Pedy, S.Aust.  This bi-valve opal fossil is complete all round save for an couple of minor nibbles, uncommonly the specimen is solid opal thru out, which is revealed by shining a strong light thru the specimen. There is not internal clay or sand!! There are several areas that have hints of purple blue. So its possible this piece could take a cut or polish and reveal better opal play of color.

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For sale is an opal fossil clam shell, from Coober Pedy, S.Aust.  This bi-valve opal fossil is complete all round save for an couple of minor nibbles, uncommonly the specimen is solid opal thru out, which is revealed by shining a strong light thru the specimen. There is not internal clay or sand!! There are several areas that have hints of purple blue. So its possible this piece could take a cut or polish and reveal better opal play of color. I wont guarantee this, but it is possible. The shape and form of the opal replacement fossil shell is excellent. These fossil shells are approximately 110 million years old.

COOPER PEDY, S.AUST.

31.5 x 25 x 18mm.