Paleocene epoch, c. 60 million years ago, Zeeland, Netherlands, private collection from Netherlands.
Cerastoderma is a genus of marine bivalves in the family Cardiidae. It includes the common cockle Cerastoderma edule. This genus is known in the fossil records from the Paleocene to the Quaternary periods.
Fascinating sediment cluster with beautiful bivalve fossils, fragments and small belemnites. Good condition. Age-related wear, cracks and small fractures. Size of the sediment approx. 8,9cm x 7,8cm x 5,6cm. Weight 435g.