Fossil Dugong Rib, Mineralization Rings like Tiger Eye


This is a fossil dugong (Metaxytherium Floridanum) rib section that was recovered from the Peace River in the Bone Valley formation of Florida. This piece dates to the Miocene Period (approx. 7-23 million years ago). This specimen has obvious mineralization layers that resemble growth rings in a tree and the coloration is similar to Tiger Eye. A very interesting and appealing specimen from an aesthetic standpoint. This piece measures approx. 2 inches long and is very solid.

Refer to the photo. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the specimen shown.