Chesapeake Fossils
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1172849
Chesapeake Fossils
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Fossilized trilobite (Phacops rana) in natural matrix. It is fairly large in size (up to 6 inches long). It protected itself by rolling up into a ball much like a pill bug in order to protect itself from predators. Its exoskeleton was on the outside. The most striking feature is its large eyes located on turret-like structures able to rotate 360’. Age: 400 million years old (Devonian Era). Location: King George County, Virginia...
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1172861
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Fossilized megalodon shark tooth in natural matrix. These sharks are extinct now but the modern Great White sharks are their relatives. This tooth measures 3 inches long by 2 inches wide equating to a 30 foot eating machine. Age: 5 million to 25 million years old. Location: King George County, Virginia. Overall measurement 6 inches wide by 6 inches long by 6 inches tall.
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1173027
Chesapeake Fossils
$30.00
Petrified Wood is a fossil in which the organic remains have been replaced by minerals in the slow process of being replaced with stone. The petrifaction process generally results in a quartz chalcedony mineralization. Special rare conditions must be met in order for the fallen stem to be transformed into fossil wood or petrified wood...
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1173028
Chesapeake Fossils
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Rare juvenile fossilized porpoise vertebra. This particular example demonstrates a lumbar vertebra of a porpoise with epiphysis (growth plate) on both sides indicating it was a juvenile. It is rare to see both epiphysis as they easily slip off the vertebra. The opening in the spinous process is to allow for the spinal cord. The two transverse process have deteriorated. Overall measurement: 3.5 inches long by 2.25 inches wide by 1 inch thick...
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1173029
Chesapeake Fossils
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A set of six fossilized dusky shark teeth (Carcharinus obscurus). Related to today’s Red Sea shark. Excellent large size examples that detail dentine (root), crown, serrations and nutrient groove. Overall measurement of each tooth is 1 inch by 0.75 inch. Age: 5 million to 25 million years old. Location: Westmoreland County, Virginia. Ryker box included.
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A set of five fossilized snaggletooth shark teeth (Hemipristis serra). Excellent large size examples that detail dentine (root), crown, serrations and nutrient groove. Overall measurement of each tooth is 1 inch by 0.75 inch. Age: 5 million to 25 million years old. Location: Westmoreland County, Virginia. Ryker box included.
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1173032
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A set of five fossilized tiger shark teeth (Galeocerdo cuvier). Excellent large size examples that detail dentine (root), crown, serrations and nutrient groove. Overall measurement of each tooth is 0.875 inch by 0.875 inch. Age: 5 million to 25 million years old. Location: Westmoreland County, Virginia. Ryker box included.
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1173033
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Fossilized ammonites are an extinct group of marine invertebrate animals in the class Cephalopoda of the subclass Ammonoidea of the order Anarcestida. Genus and species are unknown. These mollusks are more closely related to the squid and octopus. Overall measurement is 1.5 inches by 1.5 inches. Age: 360 million to 420 million years old (Devonian Period). Location: Richmond County, Virginia. Ryker box included. Note suture marks (showing growth over a period of time) on weathered area of fossil.
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1173035
Chesapeake Fossils
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Fossilized ammonites are an extinct group of marine invertebrate animals in the class Cephalopoda of the subclass Ammonoidea of the order Anarcestida. Genus and species are unknown. These mollusks are more closely related to the squid and octopus. Overall measurement is 1.5 inches by 1.5 inches. Age: 360 million to 420 million years old (Devonian Period). Location: Richmond County, Virginia. Ryker box included. Note suture marks (showing growth over a period of time) on weathered area of fossil.
All Items : Jewelry : Prehistorical item #1173037
Chesapeake Fossils
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Fossilized tiger shark tooth (Geleocerdo contortus) set in charm bracelet with sand from Chesapeake Bay shoreline. May be used as easy identification attachment to cell phone/iPod/iPad/ Kindle cover, jacket zipper, purse strap or any carry item. Set in tarnished aluminum case with nylon cord (25 pound tensile strength) and aluminum universal swivel. Age of tooth: 5 million to 25 million years old. Tooth measurement is 0.5 inch by 0.5 inch. Location: Windmill Point, Virginia.
All Items : Jewelry : Prehistorical item #1173038
Chesapeake Fossils
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Fossilized tiger shark tooth (Geleocerdo contortus) set in charm bracelet with sand from Chesapeake Bay shoreline. May be used as easy identification attachment to cell phone/iPod/iPad/ Kindle cover, jacket zipper, purse strap or any carry item. Set in polished aluminum case with nylon cord (25 pound tensile strength) and aluminum universal swivel. Age of tooth: 5 million to 25 million years old. Tooth measurement is 0.5 inch by 0.5 inch. Location: Windmill Point, Virginia.
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1175329
Chesapeake Fossils
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An educational package consisting of four fossilized megalodon (Carcharocles megalodon) teeth. This set is perfectly suited for "Show & Tell" allowing students to handle and visualize the stages of fossilization. These specimens detail crown, dentine and enamel wear. Size ranges from 2.5 inches by 2.5 inches to 1.25 inches by 1.25 inches. Age: 5 to 28 million years old. Location is Clavert Cliffs, MD>
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1175333
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A unique ten piece collection of Native American projectile points (spear points and arrow heads). This collection consists of five Clovis points, three bird points and two mammal points. Three pieces are made from obsidian, four from quartz and three from granite. Size ranges from 3 inches by 1 inch to 1 inch by 0.5 inch. Age: approximately 13,500 years old. Location is The Beach at Fisher’s Bay, MD. Ryker box included.
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1175335
Chesapeake Fossils
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Large example of a fossilized whale rib bone; most likely a baleen whale. This particular specimen measures over 12 inches long by 3 inches thick showing a unique lateral split exposing the internal bone marrow. Great view of fossilization process. Age: 5 to 28 million years old. Location: Flag Pond, MD.
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1175348
Chesapeake Fossils
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A perfect example of Chesapecten jeffersonius, a scallop that lived during the Pliocene epoch between four and five million years ago on Virginia’s coastal plain. In 1687, Martin Lister published a drawing of Chesapecten jeffersonius making it the first North American fossil to be illustrated in scientific literature. In 1993 the state of Virginia made it the official state fossil. Size measures 6.5 inches by 6 inches. Location: King George, VA.
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1175353
Chesapeake Fossils
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A perfect example of a natural cast of Chesapecten jeffersonius, a scallop that lived during the Pliocene epoch between four and five million years ago on Virginia’s coastal plain. This particular specimen exposes the actual scallop organism while its shell deteriorated. In 1687, Martin Lister published a drawing of Chesapecten jeffersonius making it the first North American fossil to be illustrated in scientific literature. In 1993 the state of Virginia made it the official state fossil...
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1175357
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An outstanding example of a carbon film of a fern from the Paleozoic Era, Carboniferous / Pennsylvanian Period. Very rarely organisms containing a high content of carbon (i.e. plants) are subjected to extreme pressure and heat. These conditions force all gas and liquid from the organism leaving a thin film of carbon residue, forming a silhouette of the original organism. Overall size measures 3.5 inches by 3.5 inches. Age: 300 million to 360 million years old. Location: King George, VA.
All Items : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1175363
Chesapeake Fossils
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A prime example of fossilized barnacles traced to the Paleozoic Era, Devonian Period (between 360 million to 410 million years ago). Barnacles play an important role in estimating paleo-water depths. A barnacle is a type of arthropod belonging to the infraclass Cirripedia in the subphylum Crustacea, and is hence related to crabs and lobsters. This specimen is perhaps of the Regerella species. Overall size measure 5 inches by 5 inches. Location: King George, VA.
 
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