Manganese Nodule Pacific Ocean Floor - Naturally Sectioned
This is the first one we have ever found that is naturally sectioned. Heavy specimen, different from the traditional manganese nodules. This specimen with very unique features came from the Pacific Ocean floor. Manganese nodules are the most widespread undersea mineral resource, composed mainly of manganese minerals and are found in lumps of up to about 10 centimeters in diameter. They contain lesser valuable amounts of cobalt, copper, nickel, platinum, and other metals.
Location: The manganese nodule belt within the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone, northeast equatorial Pacific.
Size: 45 H X 30 W X 23mm D, Weight: 24.1 grams
Ships in a large specimen box with information and certificate of authenticity.
This is the only one of this type we have ever found.
An exceptional specimen to add to your awesome geological collection!