Colour image of fossilized plant

Plant: Araucarioxylon, Cretaceous, Vinegar Hill, New Brunswick, Collector: Atlantic Silica Inc. Araucarioxylon, related to the modern monkey-puzzle tree, is New Brunswick’s only Cretaceous age macrofossil. Microfossil spores have been found here as well. The sand and gravel may still yield new fossil discoveries.

Collector: Atlantic Silica Inc.
New Brunswick Museum

Vinegar Hill, New Brunswick, CANADA
Specimen width 28 cm
NBMG 14481
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