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Estimated Age: about 450 million years old.
Comments: Scale Bar is 0.3 mm. About 50 times more conodonts
were recovered from this soft amorphous vein than were found in the hard
crystalized limestone surrounding it. Darkfield, under
oil immersion. Imge M02 shows detail of denticle tissue. Notice
horizonal laminations, and rows of oval densities that might represent
cell nuclei or protein deposits apparently created during growth.
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