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Unusual Live Oak and Dawn Redwood Leaves
Stock Number  FPMON08

Name:   Quercus simulata, Metasequoia occidentalis
Age:  Oligocene
Formation:  Muddy Creek Formation
Location:  Beaverhead County, Montana
Size:  Oak leaf is almost 2 inches long
Price:  SOLD

This is a very unusual plate of plant fossils. It is a Quercus simulata (Live Oak) and Metasequoia occidentalis (Dawn Redwood) association from Montana. Complete Oak leaves are rare from this site. This leaf has great detail - the venation and serrated borders are easily seen. There is also a Metasequoia frond and a small Oak leaf preserved on the plate. This is a fabulous example of an Oligocene oak leaf.

This fossil was collected and obtained legally, and is also being sold legally.

A Certificate of Authenticity from EXTINCTIONS is included with this specimen.