Rocks and Gems Canada

Fossil Shrimp

Rocks and Gems Canada

Shrimp Fossil

40 - 50 millions years old 

These fossils are the remains of ancient shrimp.  Many of these shrimp resemble modern shrimp very closely. These specimens are often well preserved, with great details including spiny legs and antennae. These are a flat fossil, they are found in different layers of limestone, these limestone layers must be split open to reveal the fossils inside. 

  • Dimensions: 57 mm x 40 mm x 6 mm.
  • Genuine fossil.
  • This item includes an information card about the fossil.
  • A certificate of authenticity is included with this item.
  • This fossil requires special care - exposure to water and other chemicals, such as cleaning products or aerosols, will damage it over time. If you polish the stone, use a dry cloth only, or an air duster that does not contain any disinfectant or other chemicals.