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PRICE ON REQUEST | Heteromorphic ammonites | France

PRICE ON REQUEST | Heteromorphic ammonites | France

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  • Origin: Peyroules, southern France
  • Size: H97cm W58cm D29cm
  • Description: These impressively large heteromorphic ammonites on matrix show their typically rolled, finely ribbed shell. These beautiful specimens of the extinct cephalopod, found in the marine deposits of the Hauterivium, impress with their incredibly fine spines.
  • Age: Lower Cretaceous, Upper Hauterivian, about 133 million years
  • Additional information: Ammonites were shellless cephalopods that became extinct about 66 million years ago. Fossils of them are found all over the world. Ammonites are extinct, shelled cephalopods. They all had a chambered shell that they used for buoyancy.
  • Their geometry and beauty have captured the human imagination since at least the Mesolithic (Middle Stone Age), giving rise to many origin myths and beliefs about their magical and medicinal properties.
  • Price on request: info@urweltsteinbruch.de or +49 (0) 7023 2991
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