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We'd like to say a heart felt  Thank You! for the overwhelming support to our brand over the last couple of months - We are currently replenishing supplies of your much loved styles that have Sold Out. Waratah UGG boots will start to be available again from the end of June and we should be fully stocked again coming into July 2020.... thank you for your patience, stay safe - The WARATAH UGG Team

Australian Mookaite Heart - B
Australian Mookaite Heart - B
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Australian Mookaite Heart - B

Regular price $59.00

The name "mookaite" is a locational name, the rock was first noted as found at Mooka Station near Mooka Creek in the Kennedy Ranges in the Carnarvon Basin of Western Australia, around 1000km north of Perth. Local legend says the word “mooka” is from the indigenous people & means “running waters”. Possibly a reference to the many fresh water springs that feed Mooka Creek. Mookaite is actually a fossiliferous sedimentary rock. The correct geological term for the formation that mookaite occurs in is: Windalia Radiolarite. Subsequently, the radiolarite with less silica has decomposed into beds of soft white clay  which now surround the stunning nodules. Microscopic examination shows Mookaite consists of the remains of tiny creatures known as radiolaria, that have an unusual skeletal structure of opaline silica. Billions of these were deposited as sediment in the ancient sea-beds of shallow seas. When the seas retreated, these sediments were cemented into solid rock by the silica.

Dimension: approx: Width 4.5cm x Height 4cm

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