.52" Fossil Pea Crab (Pinnixa) From California - Miocene

This is a 8 million year old fossil "pea crab", Pinnixa galliheri from the Monterey Formation of California. It shows fine detail with carapace, and legs preserved in an orange coloration against the light colored shale. The orange coloration is due to iron oxide.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Pinnixa galliheri (Rathbun, 1932)
LOCATION
San Luis Obispo County, California
FORMATION
Monterey Formation
SIZE
.52" wide on 1.8"x1.2" rock
ITEM
#74465
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