Banded Iron Kalahari, South Africa

Banded Iron Kalahari, South Africa
Banded Iron Kalahari, South Africa
Item# JPT-35871
Regular price: $195.00
Sale price: $165.00
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Banded Iron Kalahari, South Africa
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 ventifact!

This is definitely a one-of-a-kind specimen from this famous locale!

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" W X 1 1/8" H X 1 3/4"D, Weight: 134.8 grams

Comes with information and authenticity in a large perky display case. Hard to obtain specimen.

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