A beautiful arrangements of fossilized leaves that have been carefully carved from the matrix. The reddish tan tones are beautiful and warm, giving the entire plate an autumnal aesthetic. A gorgeous fossil for nature lovers!! Sold with stand.
Plate Measurements: ~10-1/2" long x 8" tall x 1" deep
Leaf Measurements: ~2" to 4"
Location: Ft. Union Formation, Glendive, Montana, USA
Genus: Phyllites disturbans
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.