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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Mineral, Cephalapod In Limestone

Identifier:
12881
Description:
Limestone is a sedimentary rock that usually contains calcite and aragonite. Limestone makes up nearly 10% of all sedimentary rocks and can sometimes contain fossils of marine organisms. It if often used as a building material and can also be found in household products such as toothpaste. Within this specimen is a fossil of a cephalopod, which means a member of the mollusk family. This specimen was donated to the GRPM by Mr. William Hinz. 
Dimensions:
2 1/4 in." h 6 1/2 in." w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of William R. Hinz
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