Geo Advent Calendar Day 23

‘Twas the #FossilFriday before Christmas
When all through the house
Not a creature was stirring
Not even a bivalve

With a coating of tiny pyrite crystals, this bivalve is perfect for the festive season!


Accession Number F0020
Status Accessioned
Specimen Type Fossil
Brief Description Bivalve
Full Description One valve of Panopea sp. covered in fine pyrite crystals. From the Lower Greensand
Quantity 1
Age (Ma) 140-100
Location Isle of Wight, England
Acquisition Method Purchased
Acquisition Details Festival of Geology, University College London – £4.00
Acquisition Date 2016-11-05

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