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FO702 Orthoceras Stand Up

FO702 Orthoceras Stand Up

$20.00

This is a nice Orthoceras Stand up.  It has several Orthoceras fossils exposed from the matrix and polished to show the detail and beauty of each fossil.  It measures  9 3/4″ tall x 3 1/8″ wide x 3 1/4″ and weighs nearly 3 1/4 pounds.  It makes an excellent display item or wonderful unique gift!

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Description

Orthoceras was a marine cephalopod, this particular species was straight shelled and they thrived some 400+ million years ago in the Paleozoic era. Orthoceras is a genus of extinct Nautiloid Cephalopod. These fossils are common and have a global distribution which occur in any marine rock, especially Limestone. These are slender, elongated shells with the middle of the body chamber transversely constricted and a sub-central orthochoanitic siphuncle. The surface is ornamented by a network of fine lirae or fine lines/ridges.

Additional information

Weight3.25 lbs
Dimensions8.75 × 3.375 × 2.5 in

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