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Ammonite - Matrix plate - Heteromorph Ammonite -Mortality plate, Double Spiny Crioceratites - 1

Lot reference 29302655
Ammonite - Matrix plate - Heteromorph Ammonite -Mortality plate, Double Spiny Crioceratites - 1

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CRETACEOUS-Lower Cretaceous, Hauterivian (129.4–132.9 million years)

Specimen: Ammonite
Object: Matrix plate (More lots)
Scientific name: Heteromorph Ammonite -Mortality plate, Double Spiny Crioceratites - 1
Geological Period: CRETACEOUS-Lower Cretaceous, Hauterivian (129.4–132.9 million years)
Condition: Restored
Treatment: Conserved

Rare heteromorph ammonites Spiny Crioceratites krenkeli mortality plate from the Upper Hauterivian, zona baleare.

In this rare cluster two ammonites are well preserved.
Biggest ammonite is 8 cm from spine to spine.

Is not a composite, specimens are original on matrix.

This museum quality Crioceratites specimen was discovered and prepared by a renowned fossil preparator and collector . Many painstaking hours of work was needed to expose the three-dimensional form of the fossil from the matrix.

Note that spines rarely fossilize, are incredibly difficult to prepare and some likely wore off during the ammonite's lifetime.
In this specimen spines have been reconstructed when the specimen is been prepared to show how it might have appeared in life.

Restoration notes: 100% of the spines are reconstructed and glued into their original anatomical position.




It looks great from every angle and would be an amazing display in a home, office or museum.

It DonFossils  

Catawiki member since July 13, 2017, received 17 reviews in total (17 in last 12 months)

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  • Specimen as described, battle-proof packaging, nice and smooth transaction. Highly recommanded seller.

    user-dac2bea October 5, 2019

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    la compra ha sido satisfactoria, el envio fue rápido y el embalaje fabuloso, no había visto nunca un articulo tambien enbalado para que no se rompiera.
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    alfonsogonzalez2 September 19, 2019

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    Bellissimo fossile, meravigliosamente preparato. Imballaggio super: ottimo venditore.
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    giragian September 19, 2019

  • I have now only but good said to yor auctionhouse! Keep up the good work! I really like the aucsions!

    user-c733277 September 16, 2019

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    Beau travail pour placer proprement les "épines" de l'ammonite. Emballage exceptionnellement sécurisé : bravo !!.
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    Artisanat September 10, 2019

  • Generally good. A lot of repairs, like glued parts and cracks. It will be more helpful to mention in descriptions.

    user-e2dd022 August 22, 2019

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    Super Heteromorph ammonite not more to say about that, very nicely packed, even ups couldnt kill that packet, and last vey fast shipment thx a lot :)
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    user-3fb2b34 August 21, 2019

  • Perfect, thank you.

    star4156 August 16, 2019

  • Arrived OK . Rather fragile, pieces coming away.

    Emerald018 June 27, 2019

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    Perfecto ? embalado con muchísimo cuidado!!
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    Javiqui June 25, 2019

  • Everything is perfect! Thank you!

    Han-t June 12, 2019

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    très bonne communication et très bon vendeur, je le recommande.
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    user-fa2faca May 23, 2019

  • Good product, and very nice seller.

    user-88d09cf April 18, 2019

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    Very good comunication, serious collector.Perfect! Thank you!
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  • Very professional delivery and beautiful fossil!

    user-288858a April 13, 2019

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    P E R F E C T ! Thank you ! DonFossils
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