These two leaves show great preservation and have different tones of tan. The matrix is cut wide enough to stand on its own but, we still include a metal stand for easy display!
Plate Measurements: ~6" long x 4-1/2" tall x 1-1/2" deep
Leaf Measurements: ~2-1/4" and 2-3/4"
Location: Ft. Union Formation, Glendive, Montana, USA
Genus: Celtis Aspera
Time Period: Paleocene Epoch ~ 60 m.y.o.
Leaves and other fossil plant specimens are unique in their simplicity and beauty. They give someone a feel of what the land and forests must have looked like during different time periods. For some reason, these type of fossils have a relaxing effect on many people, allowing us to envision a world of simplistic wonder.