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Jurassic Ocean Slab with a Fossil Fish and Two Pyritized Shells

$9,965.46

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JURASSIC OCEAN SLAB Very beautiful slab with a fossil fish : Dapedium sp. next to a giant pyritized ammonite shell Lytoceras siemensi. There is also a fully pyritzed belemnite, Passaloteuthis paxillosus (closely related to the modern squid). The specimen was found in the early Jurassic (Toarcian) Oil Shale of the world famous paleontological site of Holzmaden in Germany. This fossil originates from a Private German collection. The size of the fish is 18 cm, the Ammonite is 33 cm long.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 17.72 in (45 cm)Width: 31.5 in (80 cm)Depth: 1.19 in (3 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 180 MYA
  • Condition
    Repaired: There are very minor restorations on the fish, mostly on the tail. Otherwise the specimen has a very good preservation. Condition : Very good. The fish scales are incredibly nice. The teeth are also preserved. The ammonite is in perfect condition, same for the belemnite.
  • Seller Location
    WEYERSHEIM, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU6525228715482

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    Ships From: Schiltigheim, France
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