Lot 2090: Natural History - Large Polished Fossil Goniatite
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Upper Devonian Period, 385-359 million years BP. A polished Sporadoceras sp. goniatite from the Atlas Mountains, Morocco, polished through the shell to reveal the calcite preserved inside and show the dividing gas chambers known as suture patterns where the chambers meet the surface giving a zig-zag pattern. 652 grams, 137mm (5 1/2"). From an old Bristol paleontological collection, acquired 1950s-1960s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine condition.