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    Description

    Ammolite Fossil
    Placenticeras sp.
    Cretaceous
    Bearpaw Formation
    Southern Alberta, Canada
    3.22 x 2.11 x 0.37 inches (8.19 x 5.37 x 0.95 cm)

    This little piece of Ammolite is, essentially, the mirror image of the state of Illinois in shape. The colors featured are primarily green and yellow resulting in an overall golden coloration over the quite vibrant surface. Both a fossil and a gemstone, Ammolite is the uniquely preserved material from the shell of an ancient Ammonite. This colorful remnant from the Cretaceous Period is as attractive as it is interesting.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    12th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 447

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