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Large Multi-coloured Free Standing Ammolite Hand Specimen

Lot reference 18224173
Large Multi-coloured Free Standing Ammolite Hand Specimen

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Bearpaw Formation, Late Cretaceous, Approx. 71 MYA, Alberta, Canada

Offered here is a beautiful, large ammolite specimen. The colourful and bright ammolite specimen measures approximately 12.5cm. X 9.5cm at it's largest dimensions and 0.7cm thick at its thickest point.

This is a piece of the negative impression of the whorl of a large Placenticeras ammonite. It is slightly convex in nature as it is the counter-fossil. It still possesses quite a lot of ammolite and the range of colours present is excellent.

The centre section is mainly reds, oranges and golds whereas the outer portion is golds, greens, with flashes of blue and turquoise. There are flashes of reds and oranges throughout though.

It has a very uneven surface which gives the piece a lot of character and amplifies the play of colours as it is moved under the light. This specimen is suitable for display or possibly wire wrapping. It is not a completely polished and stabilized gemstone.

Ammolite is one of the rarest gemstones on Earth. It is found in one small 10 sq. km pocket of southern Alberta, Canada.

The Supplier warrants that they have obtained this lot in a legal manner. Acquired from the Korite Mine in Alberta, Canada. Export Permits issued from the Federal Government of Canada are supplied where needed.

Customs and Duties Charges will be applicable to the buyer

Ca Korite1  pro

Member since: November 13, 2017

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