Object Record

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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor John C. Eller Family
Catalog Number 79.1.2.5
Description Fossil of boring clams in rocks. Older inventory note reads: (Pelecypoda), Lithodomus (Rock-boring clams). Place: Ventura, California. Cenozoic geological time period.--with a number of clam holes. This type of clam is said to secrete an acid that dissolves the rock into which it bores.
Material Fossil
Dimensions H-5.5 W-4.3 L-1 inches