Wholesale Lot: 5.5 Lbs Perisphinctes Ammonite Fossils - 22 Pieces

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This is a wholesale lot of 5.5 lbs of Late Jurassic, Perisphinctes ammonite fossils from Sakaraha, Madagascar. There are 32 pieces in the lot and the ammonites range from 1.7 to 3.5" wide. These ammonites are unpolished and unworked.

Ammonites were predatory mollusks that resembled a squid with a shell. These cephalopods had eyes, tentacles, and spiral shells. They are more closely related to a living octopus, though the shells resemble that of a nautilus. Ammonites appeared in the fossil record about 240 million years ago and they barely survived several major extinction events. The last lineages disappeared 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous.

Near Sakaraha, Madagascar
1.7 - 3.5" wide