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Hematite Ammonite Fossil - 3 Pack - Morocco

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Hematite Ammonite Fossil - 3 Pack - Morocco
$6.00

Availability: In stock

Geologic Age : Jurassic Period- Bajocian Stage
171-167 Million Years Old


Locality : Nzala, Morocco, Africa (Central High Atlas Mountains)


Species Present : Chondroceras, Dorsentensia, Holcophylloceras, Pleydellia


These fossil ammonite shells have been fully replaced by the iron mineral Hematite.


Pictured are representative specimens, you will receive 3 fossil ammonites, picked at random from a box, similar to the photo.

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Ammonites are part of the Cephalopod genus. They were marine animals living in the sea, millions of years ago. Highly mobile swimmers and generally carnivorous, they could adjust their buoyancy by means of a chambered shell, changing the air pressure in these chambers using a tube linking the chambers.


Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Mollusca
Class : Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea

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