Exquisite Split Cleoniceras besairei Ammonite

Both Halves

Cleoniceras besairei

Geological Time: Middle Cretaceous , Albian Stage

Size (25.4mm=1 inch): Ammonites are 130 mm diameter (each)

Fossil Site: Tulear, Madagascar

Code: MA049

Price: Sold


Cleoniceras besairei AmmoniteDescription: This spectacular ammonite is a Cleoniceras besairei from Madagascar which has been split in half and polished to show the wonderful detail within. Some of the individual chambers are open and filled with rich mahogany-colored Calcite crystals, with the septa (divisions) between each chamber preserved as white Calcite, making for a superb display piece. This is a fine example of an ammonite from the Albian (112 m.y.a) deposits of Madagascar, one that is sure to be a fine addition to any ammonite collection.

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