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    Description

    Fossil Fish
    Priscacara sp.
    Eocene
    Green River Formation
    Wyoming, USA
    5.15 x 3.48 x 0.53 inches (13.07 x 8.84 x 1.34 cm)

    A relatively large specimen, at least for the size of the rock matrix, this Priscacara from the Green River Formation offers a dark, rich oily coloration and fine detail the result of expert preparation and repairs. The fairly complete fossil contrasts nicely with the mottled, natural colored background. The fossil fish itself measures some 4.5 inches (11.4 cm) long and offers an inflated shape, similar to a modern Perch.


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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2020
    27th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 27
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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