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BK312 Orthoceras Bookends

BK312 Orthoceras Bookends

$40.00

Here is a nice, above average quality set of Brown Orthoceras bookends from Morocco. They have very nice  Orthoceras fossils on each side.  The bookends have been cut, carved and polished from Fossil Rock material to expose the very unique fossils. This set measures 7 5/8″ wide x over 5 7/8″ tall x 2 1/4″ thick and has a nice polish on all sides except the bottom and the back.   The bookends make great decorator pieces as well as super collectibles for the fossil hunter.

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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

Weight6.50 lbs
Dimensions7.625 × 5.625 × 2.25 in

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