This specimen shows the characteristic horizontal ridges on this cast of the pith cavity stem of Cordaites, together with a leaf attached obliquely on the left side. The small foliage on the right is likely a variety of rhodea.
Rock Type: Siltstone
Interval: Coalburg seam
Age: Middle Pennsylvanian Period, approx. 307 million years.
Location: Nicholas County, West Virginia; Ramp Run Surface Mine #1, located
about 12 miles north of Summersville, West Virginia. Turn west off route
19 north of Summersville on Spruce Run Road .