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Pyritized Ammonite Fossil Plate Dactylioceras and Harpoceras Sp.

Take a trip back to the Jurassic seas with this gorgeous detailed display piece of Holzmaden Shale with Pyritized Ammonites from Germany. This plate features the more common Dactylioceras species and the more rare Harpoceras Ammonite.

Ammonites are an extinct group of sea creatures which thrived during the Jurassic Period approximately 180 million years ago. This plate has many Ammonites of the species Dactylioceras. The Ammonites have naturally mineralized with a beautiful pyrite coating giving it a rich brass color which contrasts nicely against the dark shale background. The matrix contains many other smaller Ammonite fossils surrounding the main fossil.

Approx. 10.5" L x 9" H x .5" D

Need a display stand?

This piece comes with a pre-drilled hole and mount on the back of the plate for wall-mounting. Please note: If you choose to mount this piece on a wall to drill into a stud or stable part of your wall to support the weight of the fossil!

If you would like a clear acrylic stand to display your specimen horizontally with a slight tilt forward on a desk or shelf, we recommend adding Stand C2 to your cart.

Want to know more about caring for your fossils?

Learn more here