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Scaphites Cheyennensis Fossil from Late Cretaceous Formation, Fox Hills, South Dakota

 
Scaphites Cheyennensis Fossil from Late Cretaceous Formation, Fox Hills, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION:No. 34956
Mineral:Scaphites Cheyennensis Fossil
Locality:Late Cretaceous Formation, Fox Hills, South Dakota
Description:Fossilized scaphites cheyennensis in sandstone matrix. The scaphites has a natural iridescence from the original mother-of-pearl shell lining. It appears the shell separated, but was frozen in position slightly shifted.
Overall Size:8x5x5 cm
Crystals:6 cm fossil
Status: For reference only
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