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    Ammonites

    Ammolite Fossil
    Placenticeras sp.
    Cretaceous
    Bearpaw Formation
    Southern Alberta, Canada

    This large slab of Ammolite - which is both a fossil and a gemstone - features a myriad of hues including vibrant purple, bright blue and electric green. A section of an ancient Ammonite shell that fossilized in a specific and unusual way, this colorful example has a "stained glass" appearance over its smooth surface with an internal webbing pattern underscored by a brown underpinning of color. The piece is decorative and would make a rather unique accent piece for any d├ęcor. This specimen is relatively large and uncommon for showcasing so much of the rare purple hue. This piece really fires under light and is always changing.
    Overall Measurements: 7.24 x 5.31 x 0.79 inches (18.40 x 13.50 x 2.00 cm)

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


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    4th Saturday
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