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- Collected: Site C, Leipers Shale in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, from Upper Ordovician deposits.
- Estimated Age: about 450 million years old.
- Comments: Microscopic Stereo views presented in order as though upper edge of fossil was "rotating away" from viewer. Scale bar = .5 mm. Conodont imbedded in unusual complex matrix that may be part of larger fossil, or may be a coincidental association of a condont and Gastropod shell, or possibly a gastropod shell that was penetrated by a conodont during life. Notice that the cusp appears to have penetrated the top of the shell, and pushed through to the bottom of the shell, where it was stopped short of exit. Images C37AY45s01 and 05 show textured material next to the conodonts that resembles fossilized muscle fibers or other soft tissue. A Species unclassified. Fig 02 is an inexpert mosaic. Fig 03 is presented at lower resolution.
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