1.88" Polished Fossil Turritella Oval Cabochon

This is a gorgeous oval cabochon made from agatized gastropod (snail) fossils from Wyoming. These fossils are Eocene in age or approximately 45-50 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.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Elimia tenera
AGE
LOCATION
Near Fort Bridger, WY
FORMATION
Bridger Formation
SIZE
1.88 x 1.02", .21"
ITEM
#171314
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