Stromatolite Slab
Lot 2118
Stromatolite Slab
Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium
Lot Details
Stromatolite Slab
Conophytum basalticum
Cambrian
Northern Territory, Australia

A crosswise cut of stromatolite reveals the circular pattern in stone produced by prehistoric cyanobacteria. Stromatolites are accretionary structures formed in shallow water; prehistoric cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) cemented grains of sediment together, forming mound-like structures over millions of years.
Measures 14 ½ x 13 ½ x 1/2in
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