An exceptionally rare sea worn fir cone from this world famous fossil locality. Very few of these cones have ever been discovered, this specimen was discovered back in 1982 and has remained in the same collection ever since. The detail is good and is approximately 110 million years old.
This partial ancient tree trunk will make a unique conversation piece in any home or indeed office space when on display. One side has been ground gem smooth and a semi buff applied to really bring out the inner tree trunk's detail. the scientific name for this conifer is (Protocupressinoxylon purbeckensis). The detail where the bark used to be is magnificent, there is even a knot preserved in great detail. Approximately 125 million years old.