NATICONEMA niagarensis Rochester Shale Gastropod


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NATICONEMA is a marine gastropod or snail. These snails are extinct though they resemble modern snails. They are often found in many marine deposits around the world.

The Rochester Shale is a wonderful exposure of Silurian rocks of Caleb’s quarry in Middleport New York.

This gastropod sits on a piece of matrix 2 7/8 by 1 1/2. There are two brachiopods on the matrix as well. The gastropod is beautifully formed and is .41 inches long and .37 inches wide.

Professionally prepared with micro air abrasive technology.

This specimen comes in a handsome 3 inch by 4 inch black collectors box.

NACTONEMA niagarensis
Silurian Period
Rochester Shale
Caleb’s Quarry
Middleport, New York