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Fossil Clam Shell (Mercenaria permagna) with Honey Calcite Crystals | Okeechobee, FL

Original price $350.00 - Original price $350.00
Original price
$350.00 - $350.00
Current price $350.00

Fossil Clam Shell (Mercenaria permagna) with beautiful honey calcite crystals from Ruck's Pit in Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida Nashua Formation

Early Pleistocene (2 myo)

Specimen measures approx: 4.5" x 3.5",  with matrix 6.25" x 5.5" x 2"

The internal natural pocket area of the clam is replaced with stunning golden yellow calcite crystals that fluoresces and phosphorescence a bright yellow to a light green under short and long wave black (UV) light.

Ruck's Pit was a small cement quarry that produced famous crystal encrusted fossils.