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  Neptunea contraria (Very Rare)
 
 
   
 
 
reference GAS434
name Neptunea contraria (Very Rare)
age Pleistocene, Red Crag
size Size of Gastropod 120mm
location Walton on the Naze, Suffolk, UK
weight 242gms
   
description  
This tremendous specimen was discovered in 1964 and was used a a teaching aid in Manchester Museum until it was exchanged in 1981, where it's resided ever since in the late professor GORDON WALKDEN collection. To go with this wonderful fossil is a modern day Neptunea for comparison, this has its operculum preserved. Walton-on-the-Naze is a classic fossil locality which is no longer accessible to the collector. Approximately 3 million years old. Fossils Direct is a premium collectors website.
 
 
 
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