1.08CTS YABBY BUTTON OPALISED FOSSIL CRAYFISH GASTROLITH FO-788

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 7.7 x 7.5 x 3.8mm
Weight (carats) 1.08 carats
Colors

OPALISED YABBY BUTTON

LIGHTNING RIDGE, AUSTRALIA

BLACK OPAL FIELDS

CRAYFISH GASTROLITH

RARE -OPALISED FOSSIL

Known as “fish-eyes” to the miners at Lightning Ridge, where they are common throughout the fields. They range from a few millimeters up to in diameter, indicating yabbies up to in length.

CRAYFISH USES GASTROLITHS TO STORE CALCIUM FROM THEIR SHELL,BEFORE THEIR MOULT,THEN THEY RELEASE THE CALCIUM TO HARDEN THEIR NEW PROTECTIVE COATING

OVER 100 MILLION YEARS OLD

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Auction ID 748525
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Starts 22nd Nov 2018 8:42pm PST

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