Large Seed Fern Plant Fossil, Carboniferous Period For Sale
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Large Seed Fern Plant Fossil, Carboniferous Period

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Fossilised seed fern (Neuropteris dussartii), from the Piesberg quarry, North-West Germany. Dating to the Upper Carboniferous Period, 359 - 300 million years before present. The fronds are spread out across the surface of the stone and fossilised in remarkable detail, the veins of the leafs and textures of the stems clearly visible. Areas of the once green fern have transformed into various hues of silvery blues, oranges and greens. An exceptionally well preserved, aesthetic branch of a long extinct plant species. With metal back plate for wall mounting Weight: 33.70 kg Measures: Diameter: 23.5 inches Height: 19.5 inches.

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  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    300 Million Years Ago
  • Dimensions
    H 19.5 in. x W 23.5 in. x D 4 in.H 49.53 cm x W 59.69 cm x D 10.16 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU1052214230632
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