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Fossil Horseshoe Crab

$1,250.00 $895.00

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Genus/Species: Mesolimulus walchi
Age: Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian/Tithonian) ~ (154-145 million)
Location: Solnhofen Limestone Formation, Eichstatt, Bavaria, Germany
Plate size: 11. 5″ (right hand side length, top to bottom) x 9.75″ (bottom length) x .25″ (thick)

Horsheshoe crab in limestone with seams of manganese oxide dendrites from the famous Solnhofen lagerstatte (from German, meaning a sedimentary deposit exhibiting extraordinary richness and preservation of fossils). Please take a close look at the photos, you will see it has been repaired through the center… still, a very beautiful fossil.

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Germany