Rock Type: Sandy shale
Formation: Kanawha
Interval: Alma seam
Age: Middle Pennsylvanian Period, approx. 312 million years.

Neuropteris was a common fossil plant throughout the Pennsylvanian Period.

View close-up of leaves

View close-up of stem

Location: Nicholas County, West Virginia; Level Land Construction Company Surface Mine, located north of Route 41 about 10 miles east of Summersville, West Virginia.