Description

    Fossil Leaf
    Beringiaphyllum cupanoides
    Paleocene
    Fort Union Formation
    Glendive, Montana
    2.62 x 2.56 x 0.55 inches (6.65 x 6.49 x 1.39 cm)


    This little fossil leaf exhibits an intricate "veining" over the surface which gives it a great deal of texture. The golden brown leaf is in sharp contrast against the dull gray matrix. This is a study-quality example is not as well-preserved as others from this famed locality for these botanical fossils, but it is an authentic specimen. Resembling a giant "fingerprint" in a surreal sense, it serves as a nice Paleocene paperweight.

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


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    10th-17th Thursday-Thursday
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