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Jurassic Era Pair of Pyritized Russian Ammonite Fossils Mounted on Metal Bases

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Jurassic era pair of pyritized Russian ammonite fossils mounted on black painted metal bases. Formed during a period of at least 150 million years these ammonites have fossilized in conditions lacking oxygen allowing the build up of some metallicpyrite, also known as fools gold. Ammonites are an extinct group of pre-historic marine mollusc animals and although they resemble the nautilus species they are in fact closer to the octopus and squid family.

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  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Unknown
  • Dimensions

    H 10.5 in. x W 10 in. x D 4 in.

    H 26.67 cm x W 25.4 cm x D 10.16 cm

  • Seller location
    New York, NY
  • Seller reference number
    sm305m
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU153124529833

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