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Polymetallic Manganese Nodule Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone

Polymetallic Manganese Nodule Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone NEW
Polymetallic Manganese Nodule Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone NEW
Item# JPT-1287
Regular price: $165.00
Sale price: $155.00
Availability: Usually ships the next business day

Product Description

Polymetallic Manganese Nodule Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone NEW
Polymetallic Manganese Nodule Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (Picture at left is a side-on view.)

This specimen 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.

Site Location: The Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone, northeast equatorial Pacific

Size: 40mm H X 28mm W X 20mm D, Weight: 16.8 grams

Rare metals and important elements have been found in manganese nodules discovered on various ocean floor systems throughout the world. The following elements have been demonstrated to be present: manganese, iron, silicon, aluminum, nickel, copper, cobalt, oxygen, hydrogen, barium, potassium, titanium, sodium and traces of a few others. The estimated age of these nodules is approximately 2.5 million years old. Many of the nodules that we have for sale have folds and mammilated (knobby) surfaces that are irregular to smooth in shape and size.

Our manganese nodules were obtained in a scientific materials trade with a university, in 1993. They were originally "mined" by a scientific research expedition vessel to the Pacific Ocean, in 1979, in conjunction with a major university.

This polymetallic nodule ships with a display case, Certificate of Authenticity, tag, and information about the specimen.

Stands are included. Cube is not included.

Here is an opportunity to improve your scientific collection with one of the greatest geological wonders from the ocean floor.

A professional XRF elemental assay metallurgical laboratory printout analysis is included with this order.

More information can be found at: https://www.isa.org.jm/files/documents/EN/Brochures/ENG7.pdf

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