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EXTINCTIONS CHOICE - Split Pair Sponges
Stock Number  XISP702
EXTINCTIONS Choice

Name:   Sponges (Vauxia?)
Age:  Lower Cambrian
Formation:  Pioche Formation
Location:  Lincoln County, Nevada
Size:  Plates are about 4.4 inches tall
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This is a very collectible fossil. This is a split pair of colorful sponges (Vauxia?) from the Lower Cambrian of Nevada. These fossils were found in a single layer and nowhere else in the formation, as far as we know. This distinct specimen is nicely preserved and exhibits fine detail. The tubular shape of the organisms is beautifully displayed, the textured pattern is quite evident, and the small holdfasts at the bottoms are easily seen. The fossils have great color and contrast and are well presented on the large plates of shale. This is a very rare and displayable part/counterpart fossil, similar to fossils from the Burgess Shale.






 
 
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