Fossil Seed Fern - Mazon Creek 3" x 5" x 1"

Fossil Seed Fern - Mazon Creek 3" x 5" x 1"

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Fossil Fern pair, " Asterophyllites equisetiformis" Seed Fern 300 - 400 million years old, Mazon Creek Illinois USA. The specimen measures 3" x 5" x 1" in size.

This is a fossil leaf of the seed fern Neuropteris preserved inside an ironstone nodule that has been split open. It comes from the famous Mazon Creek Lagerstätte. These ironstone nodules have been collected for decades from the spoil heaps of abandoned coil mines near Braidwood, Illinois.
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