Libyan Strombus Gastropod Fossil
This image is of a Strombus sp. gastropod fossil. The fossil appears to be made of plaster/gypsum/calcium sulfate and in a translucent form. The
creature existed in the Miocene Epoch of the Neogene Period. Fossil was
discovered in the Sahara Desert at Ajdabiya, Libya.
Picture taken at Museo di
Geologia e Paleontologia
Florence Italy (Università degli Studi di Firenze) on August 2019.