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EXTINCTIONS CHOICE - Huge Silurian Gastropod
Stock Number  XIGA59
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Name:   Platyostoma niagarense
Age:  Silurian
Formation:  Waldron Formation
Location:  Waldron, Indiana
Size:  Gastropod is 1.5 inches across
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Here is a fabulous specimen of a Silurian gastropod. This fossil snail is Platyostoma niagarense from the Waldron Shale of Indiana. The quarry where this specimen was found is now filled with water. There is a huge specimen preserved on this plate. The fossil is extremely 3-dimensional and exhibits fine detail. The coiling pattern of the gastropod is well defined - even the very tiny inner coils of the specimen are intact. The brown fossil contrasts beautifully with the light-colored matrix. The gastropod is well centered on the natural plate of shale that also contains two trilobites, brachiopods, and crinoid parts. This is a textbook specimen of a Silurian gastropod from this classic site.

This fossil was collected and obtained legally, and is also being sold legally. A Certificate of Authenticity from EXTINCTIONS is included with this specimen.



 
 
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