AMM230pr Ammonite Pair

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AMM230pr Ammonite Pair features two polished halves displaying the internal chambers and septa. The outside is also polished and there is slight opalescence that can be seen. These specimens were found in Majanga, Madagascar, they date back to the Cretaceous period (65 - 146 million years ago.

3.5 in x 3 in 

5.0 oz

Ammonites are prehistoric nautilus related to the modern day nautilus, squid, and octopus family. Ammonites are called cephalopods because their heads and tentacles protruded out of the same opening; they grew by building larger chambers on their shells. They may have reached up to 6" in diameter.