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Crushed Iridescent Abalone (Paua) from the Gulf of Mexico, Coarse Crush, Gravel Size, 4mm - 2mm

Crushed Iridescent Abalone (Paua) from the Gulf of Mexico, Coarse Crush, Gravel Size, 4mm - 2mm

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As part of the mollusk family, abalone has a thick inner layer of natural nacre (mother of pearl), which in many species is highly colorful and iridescent. This unique iridescence makes abalone an attractive material and has been used for thousands of years in many cultures from all over the world. This particular crushed abalone was harvested from the waters of Mexico.

Our coarse material is considered to be pea-sized gravel, ranging between 4 millimeters to 2 millimeters. Please see the corresponding sediment size chart.

Mineral Properties

  • Mohs’s Hardness: 3.5
  • Specific Gravity (g/cm3): 2.70 - 2.89
  • Luster: Greasy, Pearly
  • Color: Blues and Greens, Iridescent 
  • Origin: Mexico

This product is not man-made, mixed with resin, dyed, or stabilized. Pictures are taken in full sun and material is dry. Size measurements are using the metric system (millimeters).

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