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  1. New Fagus Langevini (Beech) Fossil Plate 106mm

    Fagus Langevini (Beech) Fossil Plate 106mm

    An exceptionally well preserved and beautiful Fagus leaf fossil plate, sediments of the prehistoric lake enabled fossilisation by carbonisation, preserving the ancient leaf to completely metamorphose creating quite naturally the preservation and colour of the specimen leaf and solid limestone plate encapsulating the once living organism from an antiquated Beech tree. Genus: Fagus langevini (Beech) Order: Fagales Family: Fagaceae Clade: Angiosperms Age: Early to middle Eocene, around 48 to 35 million years. Origin: Tranquille Shale in Cache Creek, British Columbia, Canada. Beech leaf measurements. Height: 6.0 cm Width: 2.8 cm Plate measurements. Height: 10.6 cm Width: 8.0 cm Depth: 1.5 cm Approximate weight: 0,068 g Learn More
  2. Trapped Lizard In Copal

    Trapped Lizard In Copal

    An important inclusion of a Gecko capsule of prehistoric copal, encapsulated in the oozing tree resin from the ancient forests of Madagascar. Tree sap becomes petrified and then over a long period fossilises. Read the description below... Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Infraorder: Gekkota, Cuvier, 1817 Genus: Gecko Age: Approximately 1.6 million years to 10,000 years. Origin: Madagascar. Copal measurements. TBC Length: 13.4 cm Width: 2.0 cm Depth: 1.5 cm Approximate weight: 0,025 g Learn More