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Heliobatis radians (Stingray) | 100% Natural | Green River Formation | Wyoming

Original price $4,200.00 - Original price $4,200.00
Original price
$4,200.00
$4,200.00 - $4,200.00
Current price $4,200.00
Heliobatis radians (stingray) fossil 100% Natural, found within the Green River Formation in Wyoming 
 

Plate approx: 24.25" x 19.75" x 1.5"
Stingray: approx 14.25" long 7.5" diameter ray

This specimen was prepared under microscopic magnification to remove a thin layer of matrix. 
This specimen is 100% natural. (**disclaimer** the tip of the tail naturally pulled when this specimen was discovered. The original piece of the tail that pulled was put back on the specimen.) 
"What does that mean?" 
Not all fossils have enough mineral replacement to withstand the test of time, unlike this beautiful stingray. 
Heliobatis radians (stingray) fossil naturally found in this way with beautiful reddish-gold toned iron mineral replacement of which this private quarry is prized for.

The plate itself is backed with 3/4" cabinet grade birchwood for durability and easy wall hanging, a french cleat hanging system is included as well.

 


Due to the size of this specimen, it will be shipped in an internationally compliant wooden crate. 

Please contact us for a specific shipping rate. You may opt in for in-store pickup to cut your shipping costs all together and pick up your specimen in person. You can pick up from our store location in Kemmerer, Wyoming, or we deliver to both the Denver Gem & Mineral show in the Fall and the Tucson Gem & Mineral show in the winter. For any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us directly.