Ammonite Fossil Pair

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Matched pair of Ammonite Fossils from Madagascar, polished on one side. 60 – 500 million years old, ammonites are an extinct form of mollusk, related to the octopus and chambered nautilus. Approx. 6 ” x 5″ x 5/8″ Available as a single ($125) or as a matched pair ($250).

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Ammonite Fossils

60 – 500 million years old, ammonites are an extinct form of mollusk related to the octopus and chambered nautilus. Like the nautilus, it had a hard shell with a distinctive spiral pattern. Ammonites range in size from 1 mm to over 2 feet, and vary in the type of mineral replacement during fossilization. The name comes from its resemblance to a ram’s horn:  in Egyptian mythology, the God Ammon looked like a man with horns like a ram. Ammonites are found in Canada, Europe, Madagascar, Peru, and Morocco.

 

 

Additional information

Weight 35 oz
Ammonite Half

Pair, Single

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