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Libyan Strombus Gastropod Fossil

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Author: Kentuckiana Mike
Date: 2019-09-10 06:12:00
Blog: Louisville Area Fossils


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.

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