Description

    PRECIOUS AMMOLITE: FOSSILIZED GEM
    Placenticeras sp.
    Cretaceous, Bearpaw Formation
    Southern Alberta, Canada


    This quadrilateral shaped Ammolite gemstone was formed from fossilized shell of prehistoric Ammonites that once lived in an inland subtropical sea which bordered the Rocky Mountains. Today their remnants are mined and sold commercially. This piece exhibits the "stained glass window" pattern created from the attached matrix after being exposed to the elements. There are vibrant greens, reds and yellows visible depending on how the light hits and which angle is being observed. This stone has good polish, iridescence and is in excellent condition.
    Overall Measurements: 1.96 x 1.73 x 0.16 inches (4.98 x 4.39 x 0.41 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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