Clams and corals
Virtual Museum ID: 19-EKM18
Clams are part of the phylum Mollusca and they are a kind of bivalve molluscs. They spend most of their lives buried in the sand of the seafloor.
Corals are animals that are under the phylum Cnidaria. Corals exist in either individual polyps or in colonies that consist of hundreds of polyps. These polyps are soft bodied and secretes a hard outer skeleton made out of calcium carbonate.
The information listed below relates to the current holding location or collection that the sample is from, and whether the item is viewable at that location or is part of a private collection. Coordinates are given as guides, and we remind you that collecting specimens from these locations is not allowed. Caution is advised visiting such sites and Below BC assumes no responsibility for any injuries or trespassing charges that may occur as a result of the viewer entering these sites.
Original Collection:East Kootenay Chamber of Mine (EKM)
Virtual Museum ID:19-EKM18
Date Added to VM:2019-06-14
Sample Origin:Bull River, B.C.
Datum:11 (NAD 83)
Primary Features:Clams and corals
Primary Mineral Formula:-
Advanced Geological Information
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