10" Choffaticeras ("Daisy Flower") Ammonite

 
 
 
 
 
This is an large example of a rarely seen ammonite from Madagascar. It is of the genus Choffaticeras, 10" wide, quite thick and the half weighs just over 7 lbs. Ammonites of this genus are often referred to as Margarite or "Daisy" flower ammonites. It has been cut in half and polished to reveal the amazing inner detail. Many of the chambers have been preserved as deep, spectacular CRYSTAL LINED pockets. This is an extremely aesthetic and displayable ammonite fossil

This listing includes both halves of the ammonite plus display stands.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Choffaticeras sp.
LOCATION
Ambatolafia, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar
SIZE
10" Wide, Over 7 lbs
ITEM
#12455
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