Image: Mineralisation: opalised mussel shell

Mineralisation: opalised mussel shell

Replacement of shell with opal – unidentified freshwater mussel. F 66932. Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Early Cretaceous, 110 million years ago.

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Robert Jones
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© Australian Museum

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Tags fossils, mineralisation, mineralization, opalised, opalized, shell, Eary Cretaceous, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, NSW, Australia,