“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Northern Geological Supplies Ltd
Northern Geological Supplies Ltd

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Purpurina orbignyi

£0.75 ex VAT

Species Name: Purpurina orbignyi

Family: Gastropod

Age: Jurassic, Oxfordonian, 146 to 154 Million years old.

Location: Woodham, Buckinghamshire

SKU: purp_orb_gast Category:

Purpurina orbignyi gastropod mollusc collected from the Jurassic Oxford Clays of Woodham in Buckinghamshire. Purpurinidae are an extinct genus of marine gastropod which lived during the Upper Permian through to Lower Cretaceous periods. These specimens were preserved within an oxygen starved deep marine shelf which gave rise to the well known Oxford Clay Formation. The fossils are small, measuring approximately 7 mm in length but they are rare so are sought after by serious collectors. Each gastropod is supplied in a small plastic bag with an information label.

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Weight 20 g

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