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Ammonite Arietites


Ammonite Arietites

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Large natural specimen of the Arietites ammonite. Dramatic presence with its raw and natural prep work. The whorl is large and spirals into perfection at its centre, while colours of brown and ochre add antiquity and beauty. Bivalve fossils are present in amongst its front face, while on the reverse the matrix is mixed with veins of marble coloured quartz. A fascinating geological specimen.

Dimensions: 32cm diameter.

Genus: Arietites 

Matrix: Calcite Crystal

Age: Early Jurassic (Lias) ,206 – 180  Million years ago

Location: Schoppenstedt (Braunschweig), Germany

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg