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GAL805 ORTHOCERAS PLAQUE

GAL805 ORTHOCERAS PLAQUE

$125.00

This beautiful medium sized Orthoceras Plaque is a stunning piece.  The unique plaque from Morocco has 9 Orthoceras fossils that have been cut, carved and polished from Fossil Rock material to expose the very detailed fossils. They vary in size from over 5″ to one very large 14″ long fossil.  The interesting piece measures 14 1/8″ tall x nearly 9 3/4″ wide x 2 3/8″ thick.  It has an irregular shape adding to the unique character and weighs over 14 5/8 pounds.  A very nice Orthoceras Plaque that makes an excellent display item.

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Description

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

Weight15.00 lbs
Dimensions14.125 × 9.75 × 2.375 in

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