A distinctive authentic Chlamys lattissima pecten shell encapsulated in the original fossil bedrock, over 15 million years. The limestone rock cleaned from the shell making this wonderful exhibit and curiosity of natural history of our unique world.
A fine fossilised Chlamys lattissima pecten clamshell from the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Southern France. More commonly known in France as 'Coquille St. Jacques', these large shells can be found in the carbonate levels of the Miocene period. The large size, completeness and attractive colouration of these fossilised shells makes them very collectable.