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£102.00An 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