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Fossil Bivalve Specimen - Cardinia Gigantea

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200 Million years old - North Lincolnshire

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W-23 D-5 H-11 (cm)

Item Reference:

75953-1200-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 75953-1200-1
Item No. 75953 - Dealer No. 1200 - Building No. 1


A fossilized Cardinia Gigantea (Bivalve) specimen -
Beautiful calcite preservation carefully extracted out of the fossilized sea bed to reveal this wonderful naturally preserved artefect of life on earth.

Bivalve (class Bivalvia) are species of clams, oysters, mussels, scallops, and other members of the phylum Mollusca family characterized by a shell that is divided from front to back into left and right valves. The valves are connected to one another at a hinge


Item Reference
Height: 11 cm
Width: 23 cm
Depth: 5 cm
18th Century & Earlier
Country of Origin
Early Antiques


  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
  • UK Post for £15, this applies to smaller items that we can box up and simply post to you.
  • UK Courier for £30, this applies to larger items that can be boxed up and collected by a standard courier delivery company.
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