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Title: Gryphaea
Item Name: Fossil


Three grey fossil shells, labelled 'Gryphaea, c18 million years old'. Found at Goole. Gryphaea are popularly known as the "Devil's toenails", owing to their curved shape. They were a species of bivalve, found worldwide during the Triassic and Jurassic periods.

Materials: stone
Measurements: L:58/65/85cm
ID_Number: ERYMS (Goole) : G833