Cut and Polished Ammonite, Madagascar - 8.75 inches
This decorative ammonite fossil (Cleoniceras cleon) has been cut and polished to reveal the spectacular mineralization of the flotation chambers. It dates back to the Lower Cretaceous (145 to 100 million years old!) and was collected near Toliara (Tulear) in Southwestern Madagascar. A gorgeous piece of natural history!
Ammonite measures 8.75 inches (22.3 cm) in diameter x approximately 0.5 inches (1 cm) thick. Plastic stand included.
Learn more about ammonites here and what makes this piece such an incredible fossil.