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    Ammonite Imprint Fossil
    Harpoceras falcifer
    Lower Jurassic, Holzmaden Shale
    Bavaria, Germany
    5.43 x 5.04 x 0.40 inches (13.80 x 12.80 x 1.01 cm)


    The Holzmaden Shale is a world-renowned and truly classic locality for Jurassic fossils, and Ammonites are hugely significant to the Mesozoic Era, so any combination of a fossil of that age from that locality will surely be worthy of consideration. Here a golden imprint of a tightly "ribbed" Ammonite is set in a smooth but uneven triangular shaped piece of black shale matrix. This is a cute and balanced example.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    28th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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