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NEW Polished Jurassic Chaetetid Sponge “Beetroot Stone”, Showing Seasonal Growth Banding from Gloucestershire, England (SKU1426):- Solenopora jurassica

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NEW Polished Jurassic Chaetetid Sponge “Beetroot Stone”, Showing Seasonal Growth Banding from Gloucestershire, England (SKU1426):- Solenopora jurassica 

Fabulous, polished pebble of what is affectionately known as “Beetroot Stone” due to its pink colouration. This pink colour is completely natural and is due to the high boron content of the fossil. Comes in a display box with a species/locality label. Found:- Whire Limestone Formation, Bathonian, Middle Jurassic, Foss Cross, Cedworth, Nr. Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England. Age:- 160 Million Years Old. Size of Pebble:- 5.1 cm (2 inches) and 5.1 cm (2 inches) high.

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