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Lattissima Pecten Shell 000mm GENERIC DESCRIPTION

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£842.00

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An authentic fossilised lattissima pecten shell 000mm from the 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 sizes of these mollusc's, often well-preserved state and completeness all make for a very popular and collectable fossil.

Genus: Chlamys latissima sp.
Age: Cenozoic Era, Miocene Period; Burdigalian/Aquitanian Stages, around 23 to 15 million years ago
Origin: Lacoste quarries near Marseilles, Bollene, Vaucluse department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.

Genus: Chlamys albina
Origin: Miocene (Helvetian Sauvignan Savignaé, south of France

Pecten measurements.
Height: 00.0 cm
Width: 00.0 cm
Depth: 00.0 cm

Approximate weight: 0,000 kg

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An excellent double specimen 000mm Pecten shell authentic fossil surmounted white Portland limestone sculpture. The 'Coquille St. Jacques' preserved and displaying splendidly well, complemented by the limestone plinth. These large clams create a natural element feature, the artist using the most attractive way to exhibit the specimen fossils, another superb mount created by the fossil store.


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.


Here at the fossil store we surmount the mollusc's on various attractive bases or plinths uplifting the beauty of the shellfish, creating with mother nature helping hand, a beautifully decorate original fossil sculpture, suitable for inclusion in your environment, which creates not only a dramatic sculptural art-form, also an authentic natural history piece of interest sure to intrigue and impress.