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423.8 Grams Heart Shape Fossils Ammonite Black Jewelry Box from Morocco, MF483 - watangem.com

423.8 Grams Heart Shape Fossils Ammonite Black Jewelry Box from Morocco, MF483

$ 26.00 


423.8 Grams Heart Shape Fossils Ammonite Black Jewelry Box from Morocco, MF483

Weight: About 423.8 Grams 

External Length: About 4.2" 

External Width: About 3.8"

External Hight: About 1.9" 

Location Origin: Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Age of Fossils: 240 Millions -500 Millions Years Old or So

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Ammonites (pronunciation: /ˈæmənaɪts/) are an extinct group of marine mollusk animals in the subclass Ammonoidea of the class Cephalopoda. These molluscs are more closely related to living coleoids (i.e., octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish) than they are to shelled nautiloids such as the living Nautilus species. The earliest ammonites appear during the Devonian, and the last species died out during the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event.

Ammonites are excellent index fossils, and it is often possible to link the rock layer in which a particular species or genus is found to specific geologic time periods. Their fossil shells usually take the form of planispiral, although there were some helically spiraled and non spiraled forms (known as heteromorphs).

The name "ammonite", from which the scientific term is derived, was inspired by the spiral shape of their fossilized shells, which somewhat resemble tightly coiled rams' horns. Pliny the Elder (d. 79 AD near Pompeii) called fossils of these animals ammonis cornua ("horns of Ammon") because the Egyptian god Ammon (Amun) was typically depicted wearing ram's horns.[1] Often the name of an ammonite genus ends in -ceras, which is Greek (κέρας) for "horn".

Orthoceras ("straight horn") is a genus of extinct nautiloid cephalopod. This genus is sometimes called Orthoceratites. Note it is sometimes misspelled as Orthocera, Orthocerus or Orthoceros (Sweet 1964:K222).

Orthoceras fossils are common and have a global distribution, occurring in any marine rock, especially in limestone.

These are slender, elongate shells with the middle of the body chamber transversely constricted, and a subcentral orthochoanitic siphuncle. The surface is ornamented by a network of fine lirae (Sweet 1964: K224). Many other very similar species are included under the genus Michelinoceras.

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