A Fossilized Palaeoniscum freieslebeni
Total weight: 6135 gr / 13.5 lbs
Width: 38 / 32 cm / 14.9 / 12.6 in
Height: 21 / 17 cm / 8.3 / 6.7 in
Depth: 3.5 / 6 cm / 1.4 / 2.4 in
Item Code: 823
Latin Name: Palaeoniscum freieslebeni
Site: Old Quarrington Quarry, near Durham, Scotland
Age: Permian, c. 300-250 million years old
Provenance: deaccessioned by Museum Biochron, Emmen, The Netherlands
On offer is a well-preserved example of a Palaeoniscum freieslebeni, a fossilized extint species of ray-finned fish. Well preserved and many details can be seen, including the fins and skull. Nicely centred on a limestone slab, which has broken in two pieces as can be seen from the photos. This comes with a stainless steel display stand. The black-and-white section of the ruler in the image is 10 cm long (3.9 inch).
This piece formed part of the Museum Biochron in Emmen in The Netherlands. The Museum has recently deaccessioned part of its collections. This piece falls outside or our main territory of expertise but we have attempted to catalogue it as professionally as possible and we are able to offer these pieces at competitive prices.
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