A fantastic example of this very rare Oolithic ammonite which has been preserved in solid calcite and lies on an aesthetic piece of matrix which also has a cut base for upright display purposes. This ammonite is the Microconch to the Bredyia crassonata. Approximately 176 million years old.
This type of Kimmeridgian ammonite is very rare especially ones with a clear predation bite taken out of its living chamber, probably from a predatory fish, of which there were many around at this time approximately 155 million years ago. The ammonite has been fully prepared and some of the ammonite's original shell remains preserved here as a white film. A real collectors piece with a fascinating story attached to it.
This fantastic lower liassic ammonite has been preserved in yellow calcite and has an immaculate centre. The specimen has been fully prepared and lies in an aesthetic piece of matrix which also has a level base for upright display. Approximately 200 million years old.