Fossil Turritella (Gastropod) Slab - Wyoming

 
This is a 3" wide, polished specimen of fossiliferous "Turritella agate" .

These fossils are Eocene in age or approximately 45-50 million years old. While they are typically 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
Wyoming
FORMATION
Green River
SIZE
3" wide
ITEM
#61242
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