This well preserved, incredibly rare example of clustered, iridescent, fossilised Ammonites is an intact and perfectly preserved slab specimen. Also present in the naturally formed matrix are multiple Bivalve mollusks.
Ammonites were an animal which lived during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods of Earth's history at least 66 million years ago. Ammonites became extinct at the end of the Cretaceous Period at approximately the same time that dinosaurs vanished.
This specimen was found in the jungles of Mahajanga on the north west coast of Madagascar, and is approximately 180 million years old.
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290x290x120mm, 9.9kg approx