1.35" Polished Fossil Turritella Agate Cabochon - Wyoming

This is a gorgeous cabochon made from agatized gastropod (snail) fossils (Turritella Agate) from Wyoming. These fossils are Eocene in age or approximately 1.355-50 million years old. While they are commonly referred to as Turritella, these ones are technically of the species Elimia tenera. Elimia is a genus of freshwater snail while Turritella lived in salt water. This specimen was cut and polished to glossy sheen, ensuring a stunning visual experience.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Elimia tenera
AGE
LOCATION
Near Fort Bridger, WY
FORMATION
Bridger Formation
SIZE
1.35 x .95", .2" thick
CATEGORY
ITEM
#195225
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