Fossil Coral

A composite photograph of two views of the same horn coral from the lower Silurian to lower Devonian Vaughn Gulch Limestone, Mazourka Canyon, Inyo County, California; at right is a close view of the corallite region at top of image at left (a corallite is the calcareous skeleton of a single coral polyp). Scientific name is Dalmanophyllum sp. The photograph is from a specific public domain document.

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