Ammonite fossil, very old specimen. Ammonites are an extinct group of marine mollusc. Ammonites first appeared about 240 million years ago. Ammonites constantly built new shell as they grew, hence the spiraling chambers. Solid stone rock fossil with a great brown color.
Weight: 3.89 grams
Shape: Coiled Spiral Shell, smooth surface
Color: Brown Stone
A great and very old fossil, perfect for wrapping or setting, smooth shell 3D shape, coiled nautilus shell.
Care: Clean gently with warm water and a mild soap. Avoid harsh chemicals and cleaners such as bleach, ammonia or sulfuric acid. Store them separately and away from other gems and jewelry. It is best to wrap in a soft cloth, or place them inside a fabric-lined box for extra protection.
All of my stones are from the earth, not grown in labs, and all of the stone treatments are disclosed. This fossil is untreated.
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