|Long Pecopteris Fern from Mazon Creek
|Stock Number FPFMC35
Fossil Seed Fern (Pecopteris)
Formation: Carbondale Formation
Location: Mazon Creek, Illinois
Size: Fossil is 4 inches long
Here is a fine fossil seed fern from the famous Mazon Creek area of Illinois. This specimen came from an old collection in Chicago. This Coal Age plant is wonderfully preserved in a siderite concretion - both halves of the concretion (part and counterpart) are present. This large specimen exhibits excellent detail. The individual leaflets are clearly defined - under magnification, the venation of the leaflets is easily seen. The beautiful color and contrast of the fossil is totally natural - no coloring or enhancement has been added to the specimen. This is a very attractive Mazon Creek fern from an old collection.
This fossil was collected and obtained legally, and is also being sold legally.
A Certificate of Authenticity from EXTINCTIONS is included with this specimen.