*SILVER PYRITE* Ammonite Split Fossil Iridescent Russia

$145.00

Description

For sale here are three beautiful pyrite ammonites that have been split and mounted on a polished, rock base. The smaller ammonites seem to have been glued onto the larger, split ones. This specimen is freestanding and would make a great addition to a collection, or a unique gift.

Specifications:

Genus/Species: Quenstedtoceras and Peltoceras

Height of Specimen: 78.23 mm (3.08”)

Width of Base: 61.1mm (2.405”)

Length of Largest Ammonite: 48.61mm (1.914”)

Width of Largest Ammonite: 38.5mm (1.516”)

Weight: 113.01 grams (3.986 oz.)

Location: Russia

Age: Middle Jurassic, Upper Callovian, 164 to 163 MYA

Ammonites are an extinct group of molluscs and are related to the modern octopus and squid; their closest relative being the nautilus. The first ammonites appeared in the Devonian period (400 million years ago) of the Palaeozoic Era and died out during the Cretaceous-Palaeogene extinction (65 million years ago). These hardy Cephalopods were widely dispersed all over the world and very successful. Ammonites make excellent index fossils as they evolved very quickly and there were so many of them.

Specifications

Height of Specimen: 78.23 mm (3.08”)

Width of Base: 61.1mm (2.405”)

Length of Largest Ammonite: 48.61mm (1.914”)

Width of Largest Ammonite: 38.5mm (1.516”)

Weight: 113.01 grams (3.986 oz.)

Location: Volga River, Russia

Genus/Species: Quenstedtoceras and Peltoceras

Geological era: Mesozoic

Period: Jurassic

Stage: Upper Callovian

Age (MYA): 161 to 164 Million Years Ago

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