Fossil Redwood Cone - Cache Creek, BC

Here is a fossil code of the Dawn Redwood, Metasequoia occidentalis. It is from the Eocene aged McAbee deposits of British Columbia. These deposits were formed as part of a shallow lake which beautifully preserved plant material in a fine layer of silt. As of about a year ago this locality is no accessible to collecting and material is becoming hard to come by.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Metasequoia occidentalis
LOCATION
Cache Creek, B.C., Canada
FORMATION
Traquille Shale
SIZE
Cone 1 inch in diameter
ITEM
#1118
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