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Coquina Specimen (Sedimentary Rock), Approx. 1" (3cm)

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  • Coquina sample approximately 1" (3cm) in size
  • Mass of fossilized animal material
  • Perfect size for use in classroom identification labs and exercises, correlates well to Next Generation Science Standards Evidence Statements
  • Individual fossils can be studied and identified within the rock
  • Specimen comes in clear labeled and barcoded bag for ideal storage

Composed of bone and shell fragments, coquina is nearly 100% fossil matter. Held together by a carbonate cement, this skeletal mass forms in low-energy environments such as lagoons and reefs. This sample is great for teaching sedimentary facies, paleontology, or stratigraphy. Each sample is approximately 1" long and comes in a labeled plastic bag.