Six valves comprising three complete freshwater mussel specimens. The shape of the valves is an elongated ellipse. The exterior of the valves are black in color but vary in shades near the edges of the valves and near the hinges. On the hinges of the valves the color changes from black to a spotted white color. Along the exterior of the valves there are thin growth lines and striations. The interior of the valves are off-white in color with shades of purple marking them.