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Shelly Siltstone

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A fossiliferous siltstone containing numerous fossil shells of Ordovician (Caradoc) age from the Cheney Longville Flags, Winstanstow, Shropshire. The specimens contain fragments of Orthid Brachiopods, Tentaculites & occasional Trilobite fragments.

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A fossiliferous yellowish-brown sandy siltstone with micaceous partings from the Ordovician (Caradoic) Cheney Longville Flags. This formation also contains interbedded limestones. As their name suggests, these were used as flooring flagstones and,less frequently, as roofing flags. They were occasionally used in farm buildings most noticeably in the hamlet of Cheney Longville itself. The specimens contain fragments of Orthid Brachiopods, Heterorthis Alternata, Tentaculites & occasional Trilobite fragments. Each specimen is supplied with a labelled card tray.

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Weight 120 g
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