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RARE HIGHLY DETAILED PLATANUS WYOMINGENSIS SYCAMORE  FOSSIL PLANT LEAF 54 MILLION YRS OLD FREE STAND - Fossil Age Minerals

RARE HIGHLY DETAILED PLATANUS WYOMINGENSIS SYCAMORE FOSSIL PLANT LEAF 54 MILLION YRS OLD FREE STAND

$55.99

From: Green River Formation, Uintah County Utah

Weight: 2.4 Ounces

Dimensions: 4.1 Inches Long, 3.1 Inches Wide, 0.2 Inches Thick (Plate)

Leaf is: Dimensions: 2.4 Inches Long, 2 Inches Wide 

Comes with free Acrylic Base. (Stand) & Mineral Tack

Item pictured is the one you will receive.

This is a genuine fossil, not a replica.

Eocene Age 56 million years ago

Platanus Wyomingensis (Sycamore)

While the Green River Formation is a Lagerstätte most known for its exquisite fish fossils, the fossil flora and fauna are truly diverse, including plants, invertebrates, and vertebrates (including reptiles, mammals) with even Eocene stromatolites represented. This willow leaf shows nice venation. There is also a tiny insect, not so well preserved. Insects are not commonly seen in Green River fossils.

Fossil representatives abundant in shales of the early Middle Eocene of the Green River Formation in Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming, and it is clear that the family was an important component of vegetation that surrounded the large lakes in which these shales were deposited.



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