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Polished fossil stromatolite. Eucapsiphora leakensis. EUC143

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EUC143 

Very rare fossil stromatolite polished on one side with natural weathered exterior.

Interesting ripple-like undulations across the top.

“Eucapsiphora leakensis”. These small branching columnar stromatolites are from the “Mount Leake Sandstone”, Earaheedy Group, Western Australia. Location is near the town of Meekatharra. Age is Palaeoproterozoic (1.6 to 2.5 billion years). The environment they grew in was most probably a sandy tidal flat or braided river channel.

 Dimensions at widest points approx.  190 mm x 75 mm x 40 mm thick.

912 grams.


 


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