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    Description

    FOSSIL BIRD FEATHER
    Unidentified species
    Green River Formation
    Hawes Quarry, Rio Blanco County, Colorado

    The Green River formation provides views into the diverse fauna of the Eocene, 42 million years ago. The large lake system that resulted in the formation likely attracted many types of birds, as evidenced by this specimen of down feather from an unidentified bird. The specimen has superb definition to its veins and barbs and is nicely contrasted on the gray lake-shale matrix. The feather measures 3/8 inches long on a 2 x 2 inch matrix.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2010
    17th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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