Stunning Fossil Fish 7.2\" Diplomystus Green River Formation Wyoming WY COA 10791 For Sale

Stunning Fossil Fish 7.2\


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Stunning Fossil Fish 7.2\" Diplomystus Green River Formation Wyoming WY COA 10791:
$199.95

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this item.
Here is a stunning fossil fish from the world-famous fossil beds of Fossil Lake, Green River Formation, Wyoming. From the Eocene, 52 million years ago.
From the 18\" layer of the ancient lake, this is an adult Diplomystus. Beautifully preserved, this superb specimen measures approximately 7.2\" in length. It features excellent ray fins, caudal fin (tail) and a very strong, well-defined vertebrae.
Natural blackish-brown pigment on this fossil fish, which is commonly found in the 18\" layer of the lake. What is not commonly found is the very dark matrix of this layer, which is found in what is called the capping layer. An unusual dark brownish-gray color, compared to the common light gray and sand colored plates most commonly seen.
The plate measures about 11.5\" x 7.4\" and weighs 7 lbs. 6.50 oz. A thick plate at about 1\" in thickness.
A handsome, striking fossil plate that would be a great addition to any Fossil Lake collection.
We are happy to enclose a COA (Certificate of Authenticity). Some words of caution about COA\'s: Do not let them become a substitute for learning about the specimens. We have been working with fossils and minerals for many years, and we have seen hundreds of very nice-looking COA\'s, some that are wrong, mis-describing a specimen. In addition, the person selling the item is often the one who writes the COA (potential conflict of interest). Finally, a COA without a photo of the exact item described, as part of that COA, is worthless, as it can later be placed next to any other fossil or mineral. We suggest that instead of relying on a COA, that people read and study the subject.

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