Discover wonderful 'fossil marine shells' in this category where you'll find some rather special selections, here we have a wide range of museum quality fossils for sale; Ammonites that sit elegantly in your living-space surmounted and classically displayed on our custom designed bronze plinths or wall features that transcend your personal style and passion for historic themes into reality. Discover a geological world of fossils including the prolific and stunning fossil pecten shells including many other molluscs and orthoceras specimens.
£ POAA fine fossilised Chlamys lattissima pecten clamshell from the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Southern France. More commonly known in France as 'Coquille St. Jacques', these large shells can be found in the carbonate levels of the Miocene period. The large size, completeness and attractive colouration of these fossilised shells makes them very collectable. Read further our description below... Genus: Chlamys lattissima sp. Age: Cenozoic Era, Miocene Period; Burdigalian/Aquitanian Stages, around 23 to 15 million years ago Origin: Lacoste quarries near Marseilles, Bollene, Vaucluse department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France. Pecten measurements. Height: 21.4 cm Width: 20.3 cm Depth: 10 cm Approximate weight: 2,673 kg Learn More
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