“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Northern Geological Supplies Ltd
Northern Geological Supplies Ltd

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Raphidonema farringdonense

£1.67

• Geological Age: Upper Aptian stage, Cretaceous period, 120 to 112 million years ago.
• Location: Faringdon sponge gravel beds, Oxfordshire, UK.
• Family: Sea sponge
• Species: Raphidonema farringdonense

Raphidonema farringdonense were a sub species of sea sponge, the fossil specimens of which are found in the Faringdon sponge gravel beds of Oxfordshire, UK, its type locality. The species of sponge is a vase variant and contains a shallow chamber, they exhibit an earthy brown colour and unlike the contortum species, has a more uniform shape. The samples are around 50 mm in size and come supplied in a card tray with a label.

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Raphidonema farringdonense were a sub species of sea sponge, the fossil specimens of which are found in the Faringdon sponge gravel beds of Oxfordshire, UK, its type locality. The species of sponge is a vase variant and contains a shallow chamber, they exhibit an earthy brown colour and unlike the contortum species, has a more uniform shape. The samples are around 50 mm in size and come supplied in a card tray with a label.

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Weight 130 g

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