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    Pearl Journalist Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert GemGeek's Avatar
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    Default POTW: Big Natural Pearl Attached to the Shell

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    Natural Pearl Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert Marianne's Avatar
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    Beautiful photos of a very special find! Thanks Dave and Blaire.

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    Very cool. How big is the pearl?

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    Very interesting! Looks like what we call a "mole": a pearl that grows in the mantle but is expelled from the sac and attaches itself to the shell.
    The black substance on the shell looks proteinic in nature...you may be able to dislodge it from the shell!
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    Very cool !! Thanks for posting this and Douglas thank you for the explanation.

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