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    Description

    Ammonite
    Cleoniceras sp.
    Cretaceous
    Madagascar
    3.54 x 2.87 x 1.68 inches (9 x 7.3 x 4.28 cm)


    This little Ammonite is definitely cute as are so many of the smaller versions of this cephalopod fossil. However, this example is uncharacteristically thick at 1.5 inches (3.81 cm) at its widest. The piece has two rather unique "sides" with rather different appearances. The polished surface of the fossilized shell is somewhat mottled, but this actually adds to the overall character of the piece. The suture lines are not too prolific, but its size and shape make this Ammonite more than just an ancient paperweight.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2015
    13th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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