Displayable Deschaesites imitator - Over 9 Inches Long

Name: Deschaesites imitator
Age:  Cretaceous
Formation:  Hauterivian
Location:  Ulianovsk, Russia
Size: Ammonite is over 9 inches across

Specimen SS984

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This is a great ammonite fossil. It is a HUGE Deschaesites imitator from the Cretaceous of Russia. This type of ammonite has strong ribs that are very easily seen. This cephalopod is extremely 3-dimensional and exhibits wonderful detail. The coiling pattern of the mollusk is quite evident, and the tiny, inner whorls of the ammonite are intact and very easily seen. The colorful nacreous and pyritized shell of the ammonite is still intact and contrasts well with the light-colored matrix. The ammonite is beautifully perched on the large block of druzy limestone. This is a fantastic display specimen of a large Cretaceous ammonite that could easily be the centerpiece of any ammonite collection.

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