Molluscs for sale, the premium destination for high-quality fossil molluscs procured from around the world. In this section is other types of Mollusca. The ammonoid and Nautiloidea are also molluscs but have different chapters in our catalogue, please see those, we list here several clams, shells and bivalves which do not fit into our ammonites and nautilus categories.
Starting at: £25.00Burdigalian turritella shells displaying excellent preservation of these gastropod and bivalve grouping. Each complete and naturally fossilised in the original matrix from the fossil beds of Bordeaux in France. You will receive a very simialr grouping from our stock of fine shells of France. Each specimen is of similar proportions and content as shown in our illustrations at left. Location: Burdigalian formation, Bordeaux, France Geological age: Miocene, around 20 - 16 millions years Shell types: turritella, bivalves, gastropods, and molluscs Average burdigalian turritella shell measurements. Average Length: 10 cm Average weight: 100 g Learn More
£122.00Fossilised polished Cardinia bivalve shell exhibiting very appealing naturally coloured quartz, coloured bands within and fine mineralised morphology of the Cardinia's growth lines. The patterning preserved over millions of years. Read our description below... Genus: Cardinia Shell. Age: Lower Lias, Sinemurian to Pliensbachian ages, 199 to 183 million years. Origin: Blue Marl Limestones, Ironstone layers, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. Cardinia shell measurements. Height: 14.3 cm Width: 18.4 cm Depth: 5.2 cm Approximate weight: 1,507 Kg Learn More
£242.00Rare British Eparietites impendens ammonite block excellently conserved with several hours preparation producing a uniquely aesthetic freestanding block of large size for this type. England's lost treasures brought back to life from the famous N.E. coast of the Jurassic period. Discovered in the Frodingham ironstone layers, mined by the Romans for its rich ironstonore deposits. Read the fuller report below... Genus: Eparietites impendens ammonite, (described by Young and Bird, 1828). Genus: Bivalvia, Carditida, Cardiniidae; Cardinia hybrida Sowerby 1817 (clam). Origin: Frodingham Ironstone, Conersby, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Age: Mesozoic era, Lower Lias, Obtusum zone, early Jurassic, 200 million years ago. Block and Fossil measurements overall. Height: 18.0 cm Width: 33.3 cm Depth: 7.5 cm Eparietites approximate measurements. Diameter: 12.4 cm Depth: 3.1 cm Cardinia clam approximate measurements. Diameter: 13.5 cm Depth: 1.0 cm Approximate overall weight: 4084 Kg Learn More