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    "Gem" Baculite Specimen
    Baculites sp.
    Cretaceous
    Bearpaw Formation
    Alberta, Canada

    This massive fossilized section of a straight-shelled nautiloid exhibits unique Ammolite preservation. The remnant of Baculites glows as a sheen of green, red and gold hues pop off the slick surface. A portion of the "skin" of this fossil that was collected in the summer of 2017 displays textural folds with a repeating pattern of interlocking arcs adding an element of complexity to the long, heavy and solid fossil remnant from Canada. At over 10 inches (25 cm) in length, this elongated specimen exhibits collection number "5-1172" on the rough, sediment-filled end indicative of its proper collection and exportation from Calgary, Alberta.
    Overall Measurements: 10.63 x 2.36 x 1.18 inches (27.00 x 6.00 x 3.00 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    15th Saturday
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