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Fossil Shrimp

$1,100.00

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Description

A well preserved shrimp/limestone plate with tree-like manganese oxide dendrites from the famous Solnhofen lagerstatte (from German, meaning a sedimentary deposit exhibiting extraordinary richness and preservation of fossils). A quality piece!

Genus/Species: Aeger tipularis (or tipularius)
Age: Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian/Tithonian ~ 154-145 million)
Location: Solnhofen Limestone Formation, Eichstatt, Bavaria, Germany

Plate Size:  19.5″ long x 14.75″ wide X .25 thick
Weight: 5.7 lbs

 

Additional information

Origin:

Germany