Exquisite Split Cleoniceras Ammonite

Cleoniceras besairei

Class Cephalopoda, Subclass Ammonoidea, Order Ammonitida

Geological Time: Middle Cretaceous, Albian Stage

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Fossil is 44 mm across (each)

Fossil Site: Tulear, Madagascar

Fossil Code: MA055

Price: $35.00


Cleoniceras AmmoniteDescription: This spectacular ammonite is a Cleoniceras besairei from Madagascar which has been split in half and polished to show the wonderful detail within. The individual chambers are filled with rich olive/beige-colored Calcite crystals, with the septa (divisions) between each chamber preserved as cream 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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