Fossilized Giant Clam Tridacna Gigantea Shell 612Ibs!

Fossilized Giant Clam Tridacna Gigantea Shell 612Ibs!

Fossilized Giant Clam Tridacna Gigantea Shell 612Ibs!

Fossilized Giant Clam Tridacna Gigantea Shell 612Ibs!
Fossilized Giant Clam Tridacna Gigantea Shell 612Ibs!
Fossilized Giant Clam Tridacna Gigantea Shell 612Ibs!
Documentation - Fossilized Giant Clam Tridacna Gigantea Shell 612Ibs!

Type of shell: Fossil Giant Clam (Polished on the inside)


Weight: 612Ibs!


Shape: basin


Size: 47 inches


Color: white/beige


Location of Origin: Tanzania


This is one of the biggest (if not THE biggest) fossil giant clams ever found!


It has been polished to perfection on the inside.


Certificate: Being fossil giant clams from an extinct species (T.Gigantea) these clams don't fall under CITES regulations as do modern day's T.Gigas, hence they can be exported worldwide. A fossil certificate and documentation is issued for every clam.


Fossilized clam shells are sometimes found in coral reef limestone along coastal area quarries. The limestone is the building block in the production of cement. This coral reef was formed during the Pleistocene historic period, the time of the Ice Ages. The main build up of the reef took place during the main integral period (240,000 to 125,000 years ago). During the later interglacial period, sea levels rose up to 20 meters above sea level, and during this time the biggest part of the fossil reef was build up. These fossil clam shells are only found on land and not in the sea as they became extinct. Their location near the surface suggests that they only lived here during the later part of the second reef building period in the Pleistocene. Today, giant clams (T.Gigas) only occur in the eastern Indian and the Pacific oceans.

Price: $14,400 + shipping $750 worldwide.

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