Ammolite - Piece - Placenticeras

Description
Ammolite - Piece - Placenticeras
Cretaceous - Canada

Ammolite Ammonites originate in the Bearpaw Formation, in Alberta, Canada. The Ammonites are Placenticeras meeki, and date from the Cretaceous Period, 71 million years old.

Ammolite is used in the production of jewellery, and is well known for its properties in "Feng Shui".

Large Ammolite Ammonites can fetch in excess of $100,000.

The wonderful irridescent colours are produced by huge pressure at the time of fossilisation.

This extraordinary piece of nacre has an amazing range of brilliant colours.
It would also serve as a very unusual pendant.
Size: 6.5 cm x 4 cm

Lot details
Specimen
Ammolite
Object
Piece
Scientific name
Placenticeras
Origin
Canada
Geological Period
Cretaceous
Condition
Good condition
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in