A whole ammonite fossil from Madagascar. This fossil features multiple repeating “sutures” in its spiral, polished for a smooth, shiny finish.
Approx dimensions: 5″ H x 4″ W x 1 1/4″ D
Weight: 16.7 oz
Need a stand? We have many to choose from here.
1 in stock
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.
Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.