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Detailed Gastropod and Other Fossils from Indiana
Stock Number  XIGAX22
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Name:   Platyostoma niagarense
Age:  Silurian
Formation:  Waldron Formation
Location:  Waldron, Indiana
Size:  Plate is 1.75 inches tall
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Here is a very nice 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 fine 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 showcased on the squared plate of shale that also contains other fossils. This is a very nice specimen of a Silurian gastropod from this classic site.



 
 
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