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!

23-bivalve

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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