2.9" Tall, Miocene Fossil Gastropod Cluster - France

 
These are fossil gastropods collected near Bordeaux, France. They are Early Miocene in age which makes them approximately 16-20 million years old. The sandstone has been meticulously prepared to expose these shells. Multiple species are represented in each cluster which make each cluster unique and truly one-of-a-kind. The genus' of two of these three gastropods are believed to be Oliva sp. and Conus sp., while the third gastropod is a whelk of the family Bunccinidae. There are also various other shells mixed throughout the sandstone.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Oliva sp.?, Conus sp.? & family Bunccinidae (Whelk)
LOCATION
Saucrats la Brede near Bordeaux, France
SIZE
2.9 x 2.8"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#104135
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