RARE WORM FOSSIL!!!! 313 carat Opalized Annelida (worm burrow) Fossil

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Dimensions (mm) 69 x 29 x 24mm
Weight (carats) 313 carats

Don’t miss out. This is a rare, large specimen of a worm burrow from central Queensland boulder opal fields.A truly unique piece for any collector. This specimen can be kept in its raw fossil state but can also be cut and polished with a bit of work as it is very porous.

Added are two photos that show what it can potentially look like once cut and polished. The polished stone is AN EXMPLE ONLY AND NOT FOR SALE!!!!! But feel free to inquire if you are interested in the polished one.

size:6.9 cm x 2.9 cm x2.4 cm


The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. | 2014

Annelida (ənĕl´Ĭdə) [Lat., anellus=a ring], phylum of soft-bodied, bilaterally symmetrical, segmented animals, known as the segmented, or annelid, worms. Over 12,000 known species are grouped in three classes: the earthworms and freshwater worms (oligochaetes), the leeches (hirudineans), and the marine worms (polychaetes). Annelids are found throughout the world, from deep ocean bottoms to high mountain glaciers. They live in protected habitats such as mud, sand, and rock crevices, and in and among other invertebrate animals, such as sponges. Many live in tubes they secrete around themselves.

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