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Welcome to our Fossil category where you'll find some rather special selections, whether you are looking for a small fossil gift or a large interior fossil statement piece for yourself or someone special, 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 from an ancient-prehistoric world from magnificent Mosasaurus fossil skulls, Dyrosaurus and Sarcosuchus crocodile skulls, Spinosaurus and Carcharodontosaurus dinosaur fossils to Dinosaur bones, stunning fossil pecten shells including many other molluscs and echinoids and many more spectacular fossils for you to browse and buy.

  1. Petrified Araucaria Tree close up

    Petrified Araucaria Tree 3.51ft

    £5,992.00
    The Araucaria trunk showcases mineralisation, petrification and finally fossilisation in colourful detail, exhibiting minerals in the form of quartz Jasper. The minerals absorbed from the surrounding ground deposits of the fossil bed. The petrification anomalies have transformed the once extant living organism into a piece of historical and natural art over 220,000,000 years. Read the full description below... Genus: Petrified Araucaria araucana wood. (Araucariaceae). Age: Early Triassic, approximately 220 to 250 million years. Origin: Ambilobe, Madagascar. Araucaria tree measurements. Height: 107 cm / 3.51 ft Width: 30 cm Depth: 28 cm Approximate weight: 200 Kg Araucaria family Wikipedia information >

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  2. Trapped Lizard In Copal

    Trapped Lizard In Copal

    £1,492.00
    An important inclusion of a Gecko capsule of prehistoric copal, encapsulated in the oozing tree resin from the ancient forests of Madagascar. Tree sap becomes petrified and then over a long period fossilises. Read the description below... Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Infraorder: Gekkota, Cuvier, 1817 Genus: Gecko Age: Approximately 1.6 million years to 10,000 years. Origin: Madagascar. Copal measurements. TBC Length: 13.4 cm Width: 2.0 cm Depth: 1.5 cm Approximate weight: 0,025 g Learn More
  3. New Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair on Bronze 236mm

    Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair on Bronze 236mm

    £1,192.00
    Exceptional quality Cleoniceras ammonite cut into two parts on surmounted bronze base to a museum standard exhibit. Post conservation and preparation now revealing the wonders of mineralisation of the localised fossil quartz and Jaspers contained within the earth in Madagascar. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite, Hoplitidae. Age: Albian stage, 100 to 113 m.y.a. Period: Cretaceous period, 135 to 65 m.y.a. Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Approximate ammonite measurements. Height: 14.5 cm Width: 17.6 cm Depth: 2.0 cm Approximate weight: 1,060 Kg Approximate measurements inc stands. Height: 23.6 cm Width: 17.6 cm Base Depth: 6.5 cm Approximate total weight: 1,578 Kg Learn More
  4. New Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair 204mm

    Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair 204mm

    £1,092.00
    Bronze surmounted Cleoniceras ammonite is from Madagascar and has been carefully prepared, cut in half and polished in the workshops of Madagascar revealing the wonders of per-mineralisation and mineralization which take place over hundreds of thousands even millions of years during the fossil process. Each chamber has been replaced with calcite a type of quartz. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Hoplitidae. Age: Albian 100 to 113 m.y.a., Cretaceous period 135 to 65 m.y.a Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Height: 14.0 cm Width: 16.5 cm Depth: 2 cm (ammonite halves together 3.9 cm) Approximate weight: 0,737 Kg Ammonite inc bronze base measurements. Height: 20.4 cm Width: 16.5 cm Base Depth: 4.5 cm Approximate total weight: 1,061 Kg Learn More
  5. New Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair on Bronze 241mm

    Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair on Bronze 241mm

    £1,092.00
    Exceptional quality Cleoniceras ammonite cut into two parts on surmounted bronze base to a museum standard exhibit. Post conservation and preparation now revealing the wonders of mineralisation of the localised fossil quartz and Jaspers contained within the earth in Madagascar. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite, Hoplitidae. Age: Albian stage, 100 to 113 m.y.a. Period: Cretaceous period, 135 to 65 m.y.a. Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Overall measurements. Height: 24.1 cm Width: 18.3 cm Depth: 6.5 cm Approximate total weight: 2,040 Kg Learn More
  6. New Bronze Mounted Cleoniceras Ammonite 198mm

    Bronze Mounted Cleoniceras Ammonite 198mm

    £1,092.00
    An excellent conserved fossil ammonite, cut into two halves, exhibiting both sections polished perfectly flat and revealing the wonders of per-mineralisation which has taken place over millions of years. Each open chamber space has been replaced by calcite and Quartz. This is created by a hydro-thermal activity, this is usually associated with volcanism. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite, family Hoplitidae. Age: Albian age 100 to 113 m.y.a., Cretaceous period 135 to 65 m.y.a Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E. Africa, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Height: 13.8 cm Width: 16.5 cm Depth: 2 cm ( ammonite halves together 3.87cm) Approximate weight: 0,856 g Ammonite measurements inc stand. Height: 19.8 cm Width: 16.5 cm Base Depth: 4.5 cm Approximate weight: 1,188 g Learn More
  7. Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair 268mm

    Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair 268mm

    £792.00
    Exceptional quality Cleoniceras ammonite pair 268mm. this ammonite is from Madagascar and has been carefully prepared, cut in half and polished in work shops in Madagascar, thus revealing the wonders of per-mineralisation and mineralization which take place over tens of thousands even millions of years over the fossil process. Each inner chamber of the extinct marine cephalopod has been replaced with calcite and quartz. Cleoniceras ammonite pairs include two acrylic stands for display. Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Height: 26.8 cm Width: 22.2 cm Depth: 2.8 cm Approximate weight: 3,690 Kg Learn More
  8. 20% off
    Opalescent Ammonites On Slate

    Opalescent Ammonites On Slate

    Regular Price: £992.00

    Special Price £792.00

    Opalescent cleoniceras ammonites excavated in the Mahajanga jungle of Madagascar. A wonderful tropical island environment, in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of South East Africa. This Island having the most unusual flora and fauna is also blessed with unique deposit of the colourful fossils. Rich minerals have developed in the earths layers creating unique depositions of plentiful fossils, some outcrop and have in recent years have been harvested for there natural beauty. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Age: Cretaceous, approximately 120 million years ago. Origin: Mahajanga Jungle, Madagascar. Slate measurement. Height: 59.4 cm Width: 44.1 cm Depth: 6.7 cm L Specimen: 14.5 cm M Specimen 11.6 cm: S Specimen: 6.7 cm Approximate weight: 13.8 kg Learn More
  9. Petrified Araucaria Tree Stump front

    Petrified Araucaria Tree Stump

    £692.00
    Petrified Araucaria tree stump from Madagascar. The Araucaria's internal rings and vascular tissues of the cut and polished top section reveal the life of the monkey puzzle, araucaria genus trunk. Dating back to the Mesozoic era, Olenekian stage, approximately 250 million years. Genus: Petrified Araucaria araucana wood. Age: Early Triassic period, Olenekian stage 250 to 247 million years ago. Origin: Ambilobe, Madagascar. Araucaria tree stump measurements. Height: 308 mm Width: 347 mm Depth: 258 mm Approximate weight: 24 Kg Learn More
  10. Opal Desmoceras Ammonite 92mm

    Opal Desmoceras Ammonite 92mm

    £692.00
    Opalescent Desmocera ammonite excavated in the Mahajanga jungle of Madagascar. The unrivalled tropical island environment, in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of South East Africa. The Island having the most unusual flora and fauna is also blessed with a unique deposit of colourful mineralised fossils. Rich minerals developing in the earths layers have created unequalled depositions of rare fossils, some outcrop and have in recent years have been harvested for there natural beauty. Read the full description below... Genus: Desmoceras ammonite. Age: Cretaceous, approximately 120 million years ago. Origin: Mahajanga Jungle, Madagascar. Desmoceras ammonite measurements. Height: 7.91 cm Width: 9.25 cm Depth: 3.83 cm Approximate weight: 0,297 g Learn More
  11. Opal Cleoniceras Ammonite 130mm

    Opal Cleoniceras Ammonite 130mm

    £602.00
    Opalescent cleoniceras ammonite excavated in the Mahajanga jungle of Madagascar. The unrivalled tropical island environment, in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of South East Africa. The Island having the most unusual flora and fauna is also blessed with a unique deposit of colourful mineralised fossils. Rich minerals developing in the earths layers have created unequalled depositions of rare fossils, some outcrop and have in recent years have been harvested for there natural beauty. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Age: Cretaceous, approximately 120 million years ago. Origin: Mahajanga Jungle, Madagascar. Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Height: 13 cm Width: 10.7 cm Depth: 3.6 cm Approximate weight: 0,533 g Learn More
  12. Araucaria Wood Bookends 317mm

    Araucaria Wood Bookends 317mm

    £392.00
    The petrified Araucaria wood bookends 317mm have been curated for interiors around the world. The petrified fossil wood originating in Madagascar, has been beautifully cut and polished from an ancient buried tree. The refreshingly modern accented quartered forms have been polished with a high degree of skilled competence creating the stylish quality products illustrated. With an excellent combination of the mineral jasper, a type of quartz, the inflections and inclusions do dramatically show the once living plants growth in a most beautiful array of colour and tones. Dating back to the Mesozoic era 250,000,000 years, representing fossilised Araucaria flora of a historic and scientific importance. Genus: Araucaria. Age: Early to late Triassic period, approximately 220 to 250 million years. Origin: Ambilobe, Madagascar. Araucaria bookend measurements. Height: 25.6 cm Width: 31.7 cm Depth: 5.6 cm Approximate weight: 8,734 Kg Learn More
  13. New Cleoniceras Ammonite On Bronze 249mm

    Cleoniceras Ammonite On Bronze 249mm

    £392.00
    Exceptional quality Cleoniceras ammonite on a bronze plinth to museum standard. Post preparation now revealing the wonders of mineralisation, The absorption of the local environment’s mineral wealth, through a process of osmosis minerals transform the interior of the phragmocone (shell), when crystal's form through the action of imbuing, leaving mineral deposits, this enables the quartz in this instance to form and grow filling the chamber cavities. The process unfolds over a long period, eventually fossilising in millions of years during the metamorphism of the animal into a fossil. Read the full story below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite, Hoplitidae. Age: Albian stage, 100 to 113 m.y.a. Period: Cretaceous period, 135 to 65 m.y.a. Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Approximate Cleoniceras measurements. Height: 14.7 cm Width: 17.1 cm Depth: 1.9 cm Ammonite weight: 0.533 Kg On bronze stand measurements. Height: 24.9 cm Width: 17.1 cm Base Depth: 6.5 cm Approximate total weight: 0.773 Kg Learn More
  14. New Cleoniceras Ammonite On Bronze 211mm

    Cleoniceras Ammonite On Bronze 211mm

    £392.00
    Exceptional quality Cleoniceras ammonite on a bronze plinth to museum standard. Post preparation now revealing the wonders of mineralisation, The absorption of the local environment’s mineral wealth, through a process of osmosis minerals transform the interior of the phragmocone (shell), when crystal's form through the action of imbuing, leaving mineral deposits, this enables the quartz in this instance to form and grow filling the chamber cavities. The process unfolds over a long period, eventually fossilising in millions of years during the metamorphism of the animal into a fossil. Read the full story below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite, Hoplitidae. Age: Albian stage, 100 to 113 m.y.a. Period: Cretaceous period, 135 to 65 m.y.a. Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Approximate Cleoniceras measurements. Height: 21.1 cm Width: 17.9 cm Depth: 1.9 cm Ammonite weight: 0.554 Kg On bronze stand measurements. Height: 21.1 cm Width: 17.9 cm Base Depth: 5.0 cm cm Approximate total weight: 0.722 Kg Learn More
  15. New Cenoceras Nautiloid 140mm

    Cenoceras Nautiloid 140mm

    £392.00
    Exceedingly uncommon heavily pyritised large specimen Nautilus from Jurassic Madagascar. Read more of the Nautiloid story below… Genus: Cenoceras intermedius, Hyatt in 1884 (Sowerby), Nautiloid, Nautiloidea. Age: Triassic, Carnian age 228- 235 mya to Mid Jurassic, Callovian age 166 - 164 mya Location: Ambohimanga Rova, N.E. Antananarivo, Madagascar. Southern Indian ocean. Cenoceras Nautilis measurement. Diameter: 14 cm Approximate weight: 1,363 g Learn More
  16. New Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair 1

    Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair 195mm

    £322.00
    A high quality conserved fossil Cleoniceras Ammonite from Madagascar. Prepared, cut into two halves with polished faces. The process revealing the wonders of mineralisation which takes place over millions of years. Each chamber has been replaced with Quartz and sedimentary silt now hardened or petrified. Ammonites are part of the Ammonitida of marine invertebrates. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Hoplitidae. Age: Albian 100 to 113 m.y.a., Cretaceous period 135 to 65 m.y.a Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Diameter: 195 cm Approximate weight: 1,440 g Cleoniceras ammonite pairs include two lucite stands for display. Learn More
  17. New Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair 204mm

    Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair 204mm

    £297.00
    A high quality conserved fossil Cleoniceras Ammonite from Madagascar. Prepared, cut into two halves with polished faces. The process revealing the wonders of mineralisation which takes place over millions of years. Each chamber has been replaced with Quartz and sedimentary silt now hardened or petrified. Ammonites are part of the Ammonitida of marine invertebrates. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Hoplitidae. Age: Albian 100 to 113 m.y.a., Cretaceous period 135 to 65 m.y.a Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Diameter: 204 cm Approximate weight: 1,880 g Cleoniceras ammonite pairs include two acrylic stands for display. Learn More
  18. Large Leaf In Columbian Copal

    Large Leaf In Columbian Copal

    £292.00
    Large leaf in Columbian copal, also containing a wonderful and varied collection of prehistoric fauna and flora, including Aculeata wasp, Cyclorrapha hoverflys, Brachycera flies, Nematocera fungus gnats, Aculeate ants and many more insects yet to be identified and classified, along with hairs, husks and air bubbles and possibly liquids within air bubbles yet to be determined. Genus: Large leaf, Hemiptera, Aculeate, Nematocera, Brachycera, Cyclorrhapha and Midges. Age: approximately 1.6 million years to 10,000 years old. Origin: Columbia. Copal measurements. Height: 10.3 cm Width: 6.7 cm Depth: 4 cm Approximate weight: 0,121 g Learn More
  19. New Cenoceras Nautiloid 132mm

    Cenoceras Nautiloid 132mm

    £272.00
    Both the Ammonites and Nautili evolved from cephalopod beginnings in the Cambrian period. The Ammonoid group eventually dominating the prehistoric marine environment, being free swimmers above the seabed, before the arrival of vertebrate fishes to the marine scene. Nautiloids having early success were later in the Cretaceous period seemingly in decline. The mass Cretaceous extinction, the KT boundary event, which is the marker for the extinction of dinosaurs and many other life forms gave the tenacious Nautili a chance to regain a secure foothold under the oceans as the only surviving Ammonoid. Read more of the Nautiloid story below… Genus: Cenoceras intermedius, Hyatt in 1884 (Sowerby), Nautiloid, Nautiloidea. Age: Triassic, Carnian age 228- 235 mya to Mid Jurassic, Callovian age 166 - 164 mya Location: Ambohimanga Rova, N.E. Antananarivo, Madagascar. Southern Indian ocean. Cenoceras Nautiloid measurement. Diameter: 13.2 cm Approximate weight: 0,991 g Learn More
  20. New Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair 165mm

    Cleoniceras Ammonite Pair

    £192.00
    An excellent quality Cleoniceras ammonite which has been conserved, cut into two parts, both faces now polished perfectly flat, revealing the wonders of per-mineralisation which takes place over millions of years. Each chamber has been replaced with calcite, in the form of Quartz. this is created by hydro-thermal activity, this is usually associated with volcanism. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Hoplitidae. Age: Albian 100 to 113 m.y.a., Cretaceous period 135 to 65 m.y.a Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Height: 16.5 cm Width: 13.6 cm Depth: 1.9 cm ( ammonite halves together 3.6cm) Approximate weight: 0,880 g This Cleoniceras ammonite includes two acrylic stands for display. Learn More
  21. Hairy Arachnid Leg In Copal

    Hairy Arachnid Leg In Copal

    £182.00
    Copal a natural time capsule, a petrified tree sap stalactite, one face showing the tree bark imprint, a mould of its host's branch where the sap drew down in this elongated form tempting the flora and fauna of the forest. The rest of the stilleto heeled stalactite shape shows flow over flow lines of the tree sap. In its production the tree seemingly produced oodles of sticky sap which eventually has become fossilised. Full of entomological interest. Genus: Arachnid, Beetles and Flora stem. Age: Approximately 1.6 million years to 10,000 years. Origin: Madagascar. Copal measurements. Length: 13.4 cm Depth: 3.8 cm Height: 5.4 cm Approximate weight: 0,059 g Learn More
  22. Opal Cleoniceras Ammonite 76mm

    Opal Cleoniceras Ammonite 76mm

    £142.00
    Opalescent cleoniceras ammonite excavated in the Mahajanga jungle of Madagascar. A wonderful tropical island environment, in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of South East Africa. This Island having the most unusual flora and fauna is also blessed with unique deposit of the colourful fossils. Rich minerals have developed in the earths layers creating unique depositions of plentiful fossils, some outcrop and have in recent years have been harvested for there natural beauty. Read the full description below.... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Hoplitidae. Age: Albian 100 to 113 m.y.a., Cretaceous period 135 to 65 m.y.a Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Height: 7.6 cm Width: 6 cm Depth: 2 cm Approximate weight: 0,112 g Learn More
  23. New Cenoceras Nautiloid 114mm

    Cenoceras Nautiloid 114mm

    £142.00
    Both the Ammonites and Nautili evolved from cephalopod beginnings in the Cambrian period. The Ammonoid group eventually dominating the prehistoric marine environment, being free swimmers above the seabed, before the arrival of vertebrate fishes to the marine scene. Nautiloids having early success were later in the Cretaceous period seemingly in decline. The mass Cretaceous extinction, the KT boundary event, which is the marker for the extinction of dinosaurs and many other life forms gave the tenacious Nautili a chance to regain a secure foothold under the oceans as the only surviving Ammonoid. Read more of the Nautiloid story below… Genus: Cenoceras intermedius, Hyatt in 1884 (Sowerby), Nautiloid, Nautiloidea. Age: Triassic, Carnian age 228- 235 mya to Mid Jurassic, Callovian age 166 - 164 mya Location: Ambohimanga Rova, N.E. Antananarivo, Madagascar. Southern Indian ocean. Cenoceras Nautiloid measurement. Diameter: 11.4 cm Approximate weight: 0,810 g Learn More
  24. New Cenoceras Nautiloid 103mm

    Cenoceras Nautiloid 103mm

    £142.00
    Both the Ammonites and Nautili evolved from cephalopod beginnings in the Cambrian period. The Ammonoid group eventually dominating the prehistoric marine environment, being free swimmers above the seabed, before the arrival of vertebrate fishes to the marine scene. Nautiloids having early success were later in the Cretaceous period seemingly in decline. The mass Cretaceous extinction, the KT boundary event, which is the marker for the extinction of dinosaurs and many other life forms gave the tenacious Nautili a chance to regain a secure foothold under the oceans as the only surviving Ammonoid. Read more of the Nautiloid story below… Genus: Cenoceras intermedius, Hyatt in 1884 (Sowerby), Nautiloid, Nautiloidea. Age: Triassic, Carnian age 228- 235 mya to Mid Jurassic, Callovian age 166 - 164 mya Location: Ambohimanga Rova, N.E. Antananarivo, Madagascar. Southern Indian ocean. Cenoceras Nautiloid measurement. Diameter: 10.3 cm Approximate weight: 0,618 g Learn More
  25. New Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 2

    Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 133mm

    £132.00
    The natural suture patterning is vivid and creates a nice contrast for the honey calcite colouration. The sutures frilly cream outlines also appear to give light and shading to the faces of the polished ammonite. A desirable Cleoniceras fossil ammonite from a classic fossil bed in Madagascar. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite, family Hoplitidae. Age: Albian 100 to 113 m.y.a., Cretaceous period 135 to 65 m.y.a Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Diameter: 13.3 cm Weight: 0.518 g Learn More
  26. New Cenoceras Nautiloid 104mm

    Cenoceras Nautiloid 104mm

    £122.00
    Both the Ammonites and Nautili evolved from cephalopod beginnings in the Cambrian period. The Ammonoid group eventually dominating the prehistoric marine environment, being free swimmers above the seabed, before the arrival of vertebrate fishes to the marine scene. Nautiloids having early success were later in the Cretaceous period seemingly in decline. The mass Cretaceous extinction, the KT boundary event, which is the marker for the extinction of dinosaurs and many other life forms gave the tenacious Nautili a chance to regain a secure foothold under the oceans as the only surviving Ammonoid. Read more of the Nautiloid story below… Genus: Cenoceras intermedius, Hyatt in 1884 (Sowerby), Nautiloid, Nautiloidea. Age: Triassic, Carnian age 228- 235 mya to Mid Jurassic, Callovian age 166 - 164 mya Location: Ambohimanga Rova, N.E. Antananarivo, Madagascar. Southern Indian ocean. Cenoceras Nautiloid measurement. Diameter: 10.4 cm Approximate weight: 0.596 g Learn More
  27. Ants And Cricket In Copal

    Ants And Cricket In Copal

    £112.00
    Ants and cricket in copal; an exceedingly interesting specimen of copal in a slab form, this appears to the writer as a piece of a natural history. One large arachnid leg is hanging in suspension in the copal slab, while many other ants are trapped without appendages, just a torso of some along with many complete ants. This offers an interesting insight into predation with thoughts of the predator having some difficulties themselves and losing an enlarged hairy leg in the action of escape! One long hair extends almost the complete length of the copal. Often caught in resins, ambers and copal, husks, hairs and bits of debris carried by the forest breeze become stuck onto the sap and leave a trail of events and flora to eventually be catalogued and classified. This petrified copal is no exception. Genus: Worker and Soldier Ants, Cricket, various Flying insects. Age: Approximately 1.6 million years to 10,000 years. Origin: Madagascar. Copal measurements. Height: 7.3 cm Width: 3.8 cm Depth: 1.1 cm Approximate weight: 0,025 g Learn More
  28. New Cenoceras Nautiloid 105mm

    Cenoceras Nautiloid 105mm

    £112.00
    Both the Ammonites and Nautili evolved from cephalopod beginnings in the Cambrian period. The Ammonoid group eventually dominating the prehistoric marine environment, being free swimmers above the seabed, before the arrival of vertebrate fishes to the marine scene. Nautiloids having early success were later in the Cretaceous period seemingly in decline. The mass Cretaceous extinction, the KT boundary event, which is the marker for the extinction of dinosaurs and many other life forms gave the tenacious Nautili a chance to regain a secure foothold under the oceans as the only surviving Ammonoid. Read more of the Nautiloid story below… Genus: Cenoceras intermedius, Hyatt in 1884 (Sowerby), Nautiloid, Nautiloidea. Age: Triassic, Carnian age 228- 235 mya to Mid Jurassic, Callovian age 166 - 164 mya Location: Ambohimanga Rova, N.E. Antananarivo, Madagascar. Southern Indian ocean. Cenoceras Nautiloid measurement. Diameter: 10.5 cm Approximate weight: 0,666 g Learn More
  29. Coleoptera And Insects In Copal

    Coleoptera And Insects In Copal

    £102.00
    Coleoptera and insects in copal showcasing a large section of perhaps once a much larger stalactitic form of fossilised copal. The light hue of the fossilised tree sap is excellent platform to view the myriad of life now encased within. The main inclusions appear to be large Embiotera. Several types are distinguishable from a variation of angles, enabling an overall analysis of all the insect's anatomical morphologies. Towards the base, as seen in the main photograph, you can see what appears to be a sinuous fauna specimen similar to a thin reed-type leaf. Inclusions of flying insects can also be seen comprising Isoptera (termites) and Coleoptera (beetles). Overall, this copal specimens provides an exceedingly interesting insight into the ancient petrified forests of Madagascar. Genus: Probably web spinner, Embiotera; Isoptera; Coleoptera. Age: Approximately 1.6 million years to 10,000 years old. Origin: Madagascar. Copal measurements. Height: 14.1 cm Width: 6.4 cm Depth: 1.3 cm Approximate weight: 0,043 g Learn More
  30. Damselfly And Ant In Copal

    Damselfly And Ant In Copal

    £92.00
    Damselfly and ant in copal in this time capsule which also contains a chorus of dancing insect life including colourful winged beetles, crane and fruit flies, termites and a large ant. The ant comically with outstretched front legs seemingly in the act of grappling with the once oozing sap, this having the appearance of the ant trying to evade a sticky end! The ants head antenna and front legs of the abdomen clearly viewed the rear portions missing. Genus: Damselfly and Crane flies, Ant and flying termites. Age: Approximately 1.6 million years to 10,000 years. Origin: Madagascar. Copal measurements. Height: 8.1 cm Width: 1.4 cm Depth: 0.8 cm Approximate weight: 0,007 g Learn More
  31. New Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 3

    Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 114mm

    £92.00
    The natural suture patterning is very delicate in this example and gives a marvellous contrast against the honey calcite colouration. The sutures frilly cream outlines also appear to give light and shading to the faces of the polished ammonite. A desirable Cleoniceras fossil ammonite from a classic fossil bed in Madagascar. Read the full description below... Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite, family Hoplitidae. Age: Albian 100 to 113 m.y.a., Cretaceous period 135 to 65 m.y.a Origin: N.E. Madagascar. E.Africa, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Diameter: 11.4 cm Weight: 0.255 g

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  32. New Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 4

    Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 92mm

    £72.00
    A fine Cleoniceras sutured ammonite cleaned and preserved now the polished three-dimensional form of the fossilised shell that has fortuitously persisted in the fossil layers of Madagascar from the end of the Cretaceous period, some sixty-four million years ago. Read the full description below... You will receive a complimentary lucite stand with this item as well as free mainland delivery. Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Age: Cretaceous period. Origin: Mahajanga Jungle, Madagascar, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Diameter: 9.2 cm Weight: 0.197 g Learn More
  33. New Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 6

    Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 75mm

    £52.00
    A fine Cleoniceras sutured ammonite cleaned and preserved now the polished three-dimensional form of the fossilised shell that has fortuitously persisted in the fossil layers of Madagascar from the end of the Cretaceous period, some sixty-four million years ago. Read the full description below... You will receive a complimentary lucite stand with this item as well as free mainland delivery. Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Age: Cretaceous period. Origin: Mahajanga Jungle, Madagascar, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Diameter: 7.5 cm Weight: 0,110 g Learn More
  34. New Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 5

    Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 84mm

    £47.00
    A fine Cleoniceras sutured ammonite cleaned and preserved now the polished three-dimensional form of the fossilised shell that has fortuitously persisted in the fossil layers of Madagascar from the end of the Cretaceous period, some sixty-four million years ago. Read the full description below... You will receive a complimentary lucite stand with this item as well as free mainland delivery. Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Age: Cretaceous period. Origin: Mahajanga Jungle, Madagascar, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Diameter: 8.4 cm Weight: 0,0129 g Learn More
  35. New Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 7

    Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonite 72mm

    £42.00
    A fine Cleoniceras sutured ammonite cleaned and preserved now the polished three-dimensional form of the fossilised shell that has fortuitously persisted in the fossil layers of Madagascar from the end of the Cretaceous period, some sixty-four million years ago. Read the full description below... You will receive a complimentary lucite stand with this item as well as free mainland delivery. Genus: Cleoniceras ammonite. Age: Cretaceous period. Origin: Mahajanga Jungle, Madagascar, South Indian Ocean Cleoniceras ammonite measurements. Diameter: 7.2 cm Weight: 0,098 g Learn More
  36. Turtle Coprolite 26mm

    Turtle Coprolite 26mm

    £32.00
    Turtle coprolite 26mm curiosity dating back to the Eocene era, approximately 47 to 33 million years ago, the fossilised dung has been left behind by a prehistoric turtle. Genus: Coprolite. Age: Eocene, approximately 47 to 33 million years. Origin: Madagascar. Height: 3.4 cm Length: 2.6 cm Depth: 2.2 cm Approximate weight: 26 g Learn More
  37. Perisphinctes Ammonites 84mm

    Perisphinctes Ammonites 84mm

    £32.00
    Perisphinctes Ammonites 80mm is the average diameter or maximum width of the little cephalopods. The delightfully distinct detail of each ammonite makes these ammonoids very desirable and collectable. Suitable for any emerging palaeontologist or established collection, read the fuller history below... Perisphinctus; type Dichotomoceras, bifurcatus (M. Collignon, 1959) Subfamily: Perisphinctinae Family: Perisphinctidae Super family: Perisphinctoidea Age: Jurassic period, Callovian - Oxfordian stages: 166 to 163 million years ago. Origin: Tulear, Madagascar. Approximate average measurement. Diameter: 8 cm Approximate average weight: 400 g Learn More