Banded Iron Kalahari, South Africa

Banded Iron Kalahari, South Africa
Banded Iron Kalahari, South Africa
Item# JPT-35871
$185.00
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Product Description

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 the specimen you will receive.

Banded iron-formation is composed of alternating layers of iron-rich material and silica (chert. Each layer is relatively thin, varying in thickness from about a millimeter up to a few centimeters. It is evidence of aerobic life altering the early earths 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.

Hard to obtain specimen.

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