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EXTINCTIONS CHOICE - Super Metasequoia Cone
Stock Number  FPCON47

Name:   Metasequoia occidentalis Cone
Age:  Oligocene
Formation:  Muddy Creek Formation
Location:  Beaverhead County, Montana
Size:  Cone is 3 inches long including stalk!

This is a superb specimen of a cone from the "Dawn Redwood", Metasequoia occidentalis. This fossil is from the Oligocene Plant Deposits of Montana. The cone is complete and displays fine detail. The spirally arranged scales of the cone are easily seen. The cone is still attached to its long stalk. The specimen has great color and superb contrast and is almost perfectly centered on the rectangular plate of shale. This is a textbook specimen of a Metasequoia cone.