Ammonite, sawn and polished
Ammonite, sawn and polished

Ammonite, sawn and polished

EUR 49,95

Ammonite of +/- 112 million years old, sawn through and polished so that the different rooms are nicely visible. These ammonites have been found in Madagascar.

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Ammonites were a group of mollusks living in the sea, which includes the current squid. Today these animals have their shell inside, but the Ammonites still had their shell outside the body, just like snails.

Ammonite pair

The ammonite is about 112 million years old and completely fossilized. This specimen has been sawn through and polished. This makes the different rooms nicely visible. The two halves together form a pair and give a nice picture of how the ammonite grew slowly by expanding its shell with a small chamber.

Fossil ammonite from Madagascar

The most beautiful ammonites are found in Madagascar and can measure up to 25 centimeters in diameter. This ammonite belongs to the Cleoniceras family. Calcite crystals are found in some hollow chambers. These are actually crystal geodes within the fossil. Ammonites became extinct about 65 million years ago, just like the dinosaurs.

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Article code AMP41
EAN 8784765257368
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