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  Ichthyosaur Partial Skeleton in nodule
 
 
   
 
 
reference VERT536
name Ichthyosaur Partial Skeleton in nodule
age Jurassic, Lower Lias, Obtusum Zone
size Size of skeleton 400mm x 230mm
location Black Ven, Lyme Regis, Dorset, UK
weight 5.4kg
   
description  
A beautifully preserved partial skeleton which has been preserved in a hard mudstone nodule and then expertly prepared using acid techniques to reveal the Ichthyosaur's delicate bones. Any substantial bone material from the Lyme Regis area is very rare to obtain or collect thesedays. This stunning piece displays vertebrae and ribs with the back end of the skull and a complete eye ring. Also the fossil shows the important occipital bone at the back of the skull. Only very rarely do pieces of this quality come onto the open market for sale. A chrome display stand is included with this fossil. Approximately 200 milliion years old.
 
 
 
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