East Tennessee Fossil Leaves

  • Age - 5-7 Million Years Old - Miocene Epoch
  • Discovered - Washington CO. TN - Grey Fossil Site
  • Species - Post, Burr, Pine, & White - All Oak Species

 

These fossils were discovered and collected legally in the early 2000's by some of the first collectors who excavated the site and worked to make it a professional site, now enjoyed by thousands of visitors a year. 

 

** Miocene Epoch **

The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about 23.03 to 5.333 million years ago. The Miocene was named by Scottish author Charles Lyell; its name comes from the Greek words μείων and καινός and means "less recent" because it has 18% fewer modern sea invertebrates than the Pliocene. The Miocene is preceded by the Oligocene and is followed by the Pliocene.

 

** East Tennessee **

East Tennessee comprises approximately the eastern third of the U.S. state of Tennessee, one of the three Grand Divisions of Tennessee defined in state law. East Tennessee consists of 33 counties, 30 located within the Eastern Time Zone and three counties in the Central Time Zone, namely Bledsoe, Cumberland, and Marion. East Tennessee is entirely located within the Appalachian Mountains, although the landforms range from densely forested 6,000-foot mountains to broad river valleys. The region contains the major cities of Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Johnson City, Tennessee's third, fourth, and ninth largest cities, respectively.

East TN Fossil Leaf

SKU: EAST TN FOSSIL LEAVE
$25.00Price
    • Smoky Mountain Relic Room offers a 30 return policy with proof of purchase.

       

      -Limited Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee-

      The Smoky Mountain Relic Room stands behind the items we sell with a limnited lifetime guarantee. We will exchange any item for store credit if the item sold is found by a certified authenticator not to be the authentic artifact, fossil, meteorite or mineral that we advertised it as being. A letter, specific to the artifact, fossil, meteorite or mineral in question, from a certified authenticator (in the business under the occupation specific to the item in question) must be brought in with the item for the return to be acceptable. This guarantee is for the lifetime of the initial purchaser only. See the Relic Room Manager, downstairs inside Smoky Mountain Knife Works, for more information. Original receipt required for exchanges.

    • Shipping

      • Your purchase will be shipped in 1-3 business days via USPS or UPS.

  • For more information on how we obtain our authentic artifacts & fossils, visit our YouTube channel "Chasing History." 

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Smoky Mountain Knife Works

Located downstairs in Smoky Mountain Knife Works

Phone: (865) 366-8173

2320 Winfiled Dunn Pkwy. Sevierville, TN 37876

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