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    Gingko Leaf
    Ginkgo adiantoides
    Paleocene
    Sentinel Butte Formation
    Morton County, North Dakota
    4.44 x 4.52 x 1.37 inches (11.30 x 11.50 x 3.50 cm)


    It is very easy to see why the characteristic, if not classic, shape of the leaves from the Gingko tree are so appealing. This example features a striated, fan-shaped fossil leaf with white coloration near the edge of the rust reddish-orange to brown host rock. The complex and mottled matrix adds to the overall appeal of this specimen, and a fine piece from the Sentinel Butte Formation on North Dakota is surely a keeper.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    26th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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