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    AMMONITE "TWIN" IN MATRIX
    Grantziceras affine
    Lower Cretaceous
    Peace River, Alberta, Canada

    This adorable little "twin" specimen of Grantziceras affine, out of a noteworthy old collection, features two pristine and highly detailed Ammonites in opposition on a mottled stone matrix. The rich brown Ammonites feature incredibly intricate suture lines and appear virtually complete. The bonus aspect of this piece is that the section of rock housing one of the Ammonites actually comes off the matrix! Of course, it fits perfectly when attached but does allow for display as two separate specimens or more detailed study of either fossil individually. This member of the group of Ammonites - defined by complex suture lines, so evident in this example - is an excellent collector specimen and has loads of visual display appeal.
    Overall Measurements: 7.5 x 4.79 x 3.11 inches (19.05 x 12.16 x 7.9 cm)


    Estimate: $800 - $1,000.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
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