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Lobster Solnhofen 2
Solnhofen Jurassic Lobster

Lobster Solnhofen 2
Look at the floating crinoids on this plate

Lobster Solnhofen 2
Close up of beautifully formed lobster

Lobster Solnhofen 2

Product description

This is a very pretty, small, Solnhofen Lobster, discovered in Eichstatt, Germany.

It dates from the Jurassic Period, 150 million years old.

Although small, this lobster is perfectly formed, as can be seen from the photographs.

There are also many floating crinoids alonside the lobster.

The Solnhofen Limestone Lagerstatte, is one of the most famous fossil sites in the world. Renowned for the incredibly delicate preservation.
Arguably, the most famous fossil of all was discovered here, Archaeopterix.
The quarry originally produced Lithographic Limestone.

During the Jurassic Period, the area was an archipelago, at the edge of the Tethys Sea.
Creatures that died were covered in a soft carbonate mud, preserving so many delicate structures.reservation.

A nice addition to a collection

Plate Size:  14cms x 12cms


Code:

crulo002

Weight:

3kg

Price:

£145.00


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