Large Fossil Sycamore Leaf - Green River Formation

 
This is a large sized Eocene aged fossil leaf from Macginitiea wyomingensis a sycamore tree. The leaf is 6.9" tall (including the stem) and centered on large piece of shale matrix. The matrix has been repaired along a crack that runs through the top of the leaf.

It comes the Green River Formation and the area in Uintah County, Utah. This is the same formation that is famous for producing well preserved fish fossils, but a different member and location.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Macginitiea wyomingensis (Sycamore Leaf)
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
6.9" with stem, matrix 7.1x6.6"
ITEM
#16411
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