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    Fossil Fish
    Mioplosus sp.
    Eocene
    Green River Formation
    Wyoming, USA
    13.50 x 5.12 x 0.66 inches (34.30 x 13.00 x 1.67 cm)


    This quite large fossil fish measuring a full 12 inches (30 cm) rests in a brick of shale from the famed Green River Formation of Wyoming. The example of a less common variety known as a Mioplosus is slightly incomplete as the rock is broken near the top of the head of the fossil. The condition is fair, but the overall presentation is a nice representation of the species.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    5th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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