Thick 3.6" Wide Mantelliceras Ammonite

 
This is a thick, 3.6" wide of the genus Mantelliceras from Madagascar. This is not a type often seen for sale from this country. Mantelliceras a late Cretaceous ammonite characterized by a strongly ribbed, moderately involute shell with a moderately wide umbilicus, and rounded whorl section. It was collected in the Morondava Basin east of the town of Tulear.

Link to paper on these ammonites: https://geojournals.pgi.gov.pl/agp/article/view/10372/8883
DETAILS
SPECIES
Mantelliceras dixoni
LOCATION
Morondava Basin, Madagascar
SIZE
3.6" Wide, 1.7" Thick
ITEM
#6471
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