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Description
Sample of chalcedony or agate. Triangular wedge of a mineral showing three different layers of white and brown material. The middle layer has a brown glassy luster and black veining in places. Accompanied by two paper labels, one reads 'chert (manaia) Coromandel.', the other reads 'storm agate Taipuha Northland'.
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Media/materials description
Triangular section of chalcedony or agate showing three different layers of white and brown material. Accompanied by two paper labels.
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Measurements
1 - Mineral specimen = Weight (gm) = 171.9g
1 - Mineral specimen = Length (mm) = 96mm
1 - Mineral specimen = Length (mm) = 74mm
1 - Mineral specimen = Width (mm) = 106mm
1 - Mineral specimen = Depth (mm) = 86mm
2 - Paper label reading 'chert (manaia) Coromandel' = Length (mm) = 80mm
2 - Paper label reading 'chert (manaia) Coromandel' = Width (mm) = 40mm
3 - Paper label reading 'storm agate Taipuha Northland = Length (mm) = 92mm
3 - Paper label reading 'storm agate Taipuha Northland = Width (mm) = 52mm
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Accession number
NPM2008.135.305

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