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Ammonite Pendant

- Each piece will differ in size, shape, color, characteristics, and other aspects.

 

Ammonites were ancient marine creatures that lived during the Paleozoic and Mesozoic eras, between 400 and 65 million years ago. They were related to modern-day squid, octopus, and nautilus, but had distinctive spiral shells that they used for buoyancy, protection, and possibly as a means of propulsion.

 

Ammonite fossils are some of the most recognizable and widespread fossils in the world. These fossils are the preserved remains of the ammonites' hard, calcium carbonate shells, which are often found in sedimentary rocks. These shells come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and patterns, which have fascinated scientists and collectors for centuries.

 

One of the reasons ammonite fossils are so interesting to scientists is that they can provide valuable insights into the Earth's ancient history. By studying the size, shape, and distribution of ammonites in different geological strata, scientists can learn about changes in ocean chemistry, climate, and other environmental factors that affected the evolution and extinction of these creatures.

 

In addition to their scientific value, ammonite fossils are also prized by collectors and enthusiasts for their beauty and rarity. Some species of ammonites had particularly intricate and ornate shells, and these specimens can be worth thousands of dollars on the collectors' market. Overall, ammonites are a fascinating and important part of the Earth's natural history, and their fossils continue to captivate and inspire people around the world.

Ammonite Pendant

SKU: Ammonite Pendant
$8.00Price

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