Iridescent Ammonite Fossil


An incredible iridescent ammonite fossil (whole) from Madagascar.

Approx. dimensions: 2″ H x 1 1/2″ W x 1/2″ D

Approx. weight: 38 grams

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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.

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Weight4.1 oz
Dimensions2 × 2 × 2 in


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