Wonderful little NATICONEMA on matrix


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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.

The gastropod sit on a cream colored matrix 1.75 inches by 1.35 inches. The gastropod is beautifully formed and is .44 inches long and .33 inches wide.

Professionally prepared with micro air abrasive technology.

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