Coal

SMG00245745

SMG00245745
Science Museum Group
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Section of coal attached on wooden board, showing fossils on the surface.

Label found with object:

An impression of a fish left in Wigan Cannel Coal, formed as lake deposits settled and were compressed 300 million years ago.

Megalicthys hibberti.

Details

Category:
Collection Unassigned
Object Number:
TEMP0100197
Materials:
coal, plaster and wood (unidentified)
type:
coal