Pyritized Ammonite From Russia - 1.4"

This is a heavily pyritized, Upper Jurassic ammonite from Russia. If you hold it in your hand you can feel the density of the iron pyrite that has replaced the ammonite fossil. Ammonites are an extinct type of cephalopod that is related to living octopus and squid. They had a shell which is frequently preserved as fossils.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Unidentified
LOCATION
Mikhailov, Ryazan district, Russia
SIZE
1.4" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#7286
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