Wholesale Lot: Small Metasequoia (Dawn Redwood) Fossils - 66 Pieces

 
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This is a wholesale flat of 66 pieces of shale with Metasequoia (Dawn Redwood) fossils from Montana. They are Oligocene in age and the dark preservation contrasts well against the light colored shale. The Metasequoia genus was considered extinct until a living population was discovered in China in 1941. This makes the dawn redwood a classic example of a living fossil.

These are small pieces, with most of the shale pieces between 2-3" wide. A few are larger a few are smaller. Some of the pieces of shale have multiple fossils on them, but only count as one piece in the count. At the wholesale price, each piece is approximately $3.50/each

The photo of the flat only shows the first layer of fossils, where are more layers under the foam.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Metasequoia (Dawn Redwood)
LOCATION
Beaver Head County, Montana
FORMATION
Muddy Creek Formation
SIZE
66 pieces, shale 2-3" wide
ITEM
#78070