Two Fossil Leaves (Beringiaphyllum & Zizyphoides) - Montana

This is a pair of detailed fossil eaves from the Fort Union Formation of Montana. They are from the Paleocene, or approximately 60 million years old. The dark orange preservation of the leaf fossil contrasts well against the lighter shale, and all the veins of the leaf can be seen in good relief.

The large leaf Beringiaphyllum and the smaller one is Zizyphoides. There maybe some minor touchups to the leaf where parts flaked onto the other side of the rock when split. It comes with an acrylic display stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Beringiaphyllum cupanoides & Zizyphoides flabellum
LOCATION
Glendive, Montana
FORMATION
Fort Union Formation
SIZE
Leaves 3.5 & 1.5"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#68270
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