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FO702 Orthoceras Stand Up

FO702 Orthoceras Stand Up


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. The fossils themselves are nicely polished leaving the base in it’s natural state creating a wonderful contrast.  It measures  9 1/4″ tall x 3 1/2″ wide x 3″ and weighs nearly 4 pounds.  It makes an excellent display item or wonderful unique gift!

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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.

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Weight4.00 lbs
Dimensions9.25 × 3 × 3.5 in

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