Mazon Creek Fern Fossil - USA

 

Origin: USA, Illinois, Braidwood, Francis Creek Shale

 

Period: Carboniferous period - ca. 309 million years ago

 

The Mazon Creek fossil beds are found in the Grundy County of Illinois, USA. These fossils date back to the Carboniferous period (mid-Pennsylvanian epoch), ca 309 million years ago. Hundreds of different fossil species has been recorded from here. The fossils are found in nodules and include various plant species and parts ranging from fern fronds, leaves, twigs, branches, roots, bark and seeds.

 

The photos were taken in bright sunlight to bring out their best colours.

Fern Fossil - Mazon Creek, USA

SKU: FOSS002
$8.50Price
  • Mazon Creek Fern Fossil - USA

    Origin: USA, Illinois, Braidwood, Francis Creek Shale

    Size: 46 mm x 41 mm, 20 grams

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