Superb Gilbertsocrinus Crinoid - Crawfordsville

 
 
 
 
This is a fantastic specimen of the crinoid Gilbertsocrinus tuberosus from the Crawfordsville, Indiana. It is very 3D and beautifully prepared. The crown is just under 2 inches wide and the stem is 4 inches long. There is a crown of a second smaller crinoid on the back of the piece. Gilbertsocrinus is one of the ornates and sought after crinoides from Crawfordsville.

Crawfordsville, Indiana is world renown for it's spectacular crinoid fossils. There are over 60 species of Lower Mississipian crinoids present in the area. They are renown for their three dimensional preservation and also their size.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Gilbertsocrinus tuberosus
LOCATION
Crawfordsville, Indiana
FORMATION
Edwardsville Formation
SIZE
Crown 1.9" Wide, 4.5" long
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#5520
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