Banded Iron Kalahari, South Africa
Cherry picked from the Kalahari. Simply a fantastic and beautiful
banded iron specimen sculpted by the wind into a banded iron
Banded iron-formation is composed of alternating layers of iron-rich material and silica chert. Each layer varies in thickness. It is evidence of aerobic life altering the early earth’s atmosphere by the precipitation of iron oxides.
Size: 2 1/8" H X 1 5/8" W X 1 3/8"D, Weight: 131 grams
Comes with information and authenticity in a large perky display case.
Hard to obtain specimen.
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