Another superb multi fossil specimen with all fossils preserved in solid calcite. The spines which are attached to the clams are absolutely beautiful and highly aesthetic. Many painstaking hours have gone into this display fossil. Also on the matrix lies a Belemnite guard (Megateuthis ellipticus) and two Gastropods (Eucycloscala obornensis, HUDLESTON) and (Obornella granulata, SOWERBY). Multi assemblages such as this one are a real snap shot in time to a sea floor some 171 million years ago. The matrix has a level base for upright display.
This really nice display fossil exhibits the main Belemnite and also a Bivalve (Neocrassina cf.obliqua, DESHAYES). There is also a partial Belemnite guard preserved in dark brown calcite. The main Belemnite has wonderful markings. This specimen has been fully prepared and was discovered in 2011 during a temporary exposure. The matrix has a level base for upright display. Approximately 171 million years old.
These two spiny clam shells are amazing with their intricate detail. Also on the same piece lies a Gastropod (Pyrgotrochus elongata, J.Sowerby) three Belemnites (Megateuthis ellipticus, MILLER) and two ammonites (Otoites & Sonninia sp). Multi fossil specimens such as this incredible piece take many hours of careful preparation. The matrix has a level base for upright display. The fossil was discovered in 2011 during a temporary exposure. One for the serious collector of aesthetic fossils from the United Kingdom. Approximately 171 million years old.