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Object Detail


Single Cocos zeylandica fossil. A small, dark brown, slightly flattened, walnut sized fossil coconut. Three small depressions at one end filled with concretious sediment. Came from Coopers Beach. Dated Early Miocene (24-16 million years)
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This coconut palm (Cocos zelandica) fossil was found on Coopers Beach in Northland.
Accession No
A96.373

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