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Opalized gastropod?

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fireagateJim

I've seen a lot of opalized fossils but none exactly like this so I was wondering if anybody could help me pinpoint exactly what it is and if it holds any value? The specimen is roughly 25 mm, semi translucent and has a fair amount of color.

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Aurelius

It does look like a gastropod, but the pictures aren't really clear enough for me to be confident. Certainly, opalised fossils have value, but note that we're not allowed to appraise value here.

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Fossildude19

I am not seeing any gastropod morphology in this item. :unsure: 

I would think this isn't a fossil. 

Pretty opal, though. 

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fireagateJim

Thanks guys! I'll try to get some better close-up pics. I don't know if it helps but I got this in a lower grade parcel of coober pedy rough.

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fireagateJim

Bear with me, I'm computer illiterate. Hopefully these are better.

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Mike from North Queensland

Could be what they refer to as a yabby button.

 

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fireagateJim

A yabby button, what a fun name. Thank you I'll check it out! 

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