Natural Orthoceras rod from Morocco. This specimen is mined from the Atlas Mountains and is estimated to be 400 million years old.
Orthoceras were ancient sea squids who moved through the water by shooting bursts of air behind them. After 400 million years, only their shell is left, often accompanied by the shells of other Orthoceras.
This fossil is a perfect gift for someone who loves fossils and can be displayed in a classroom, desk, home, or office.
Approximate length - 5.5"
Approximate weight - 115 g
As this is a one of a kind specimen, no two are alike. Please allow for variations in color, shape, weight, and size in the specimen that you receive. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.
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