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Title: Small polyped stony coral skeleton

Accession Number: 2005.34.240
Category: ZOOLOGICAL SPECIMENS
Type: corallite
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Materials: aragonite
Description: Corallite; Small polyped stony coral skeleton; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); small section of a coral skeleton (known as corallite), from a small polyped stony coral (undetermined species), made of aragonite (the crystal form of calcium carbonate).

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