This is an amazing decorator display fossil with great aesthetic! Dating to the days of the dinosaurs, this massive Jurassic ammonite fossil from Germany displays stunning prehistoric ocean life preservation and is of an unusually large size. Perfect to accompany any advanced fossil marine life collection as well as a stunning and highly unique interior design fossil of pure natural history! With its rich golden hue and deep orange fossils, this blocky host rock full of Upper Jurassic marine life, makes for a super display specimen! What's more, the site where this example was collected is very rare and unique with no commercial production! Numerous fossil ammonites and bivalves can be found throughout the rock matrix, even on the sides! Intense golden-orange hue is completely natural! A very aesthetic masterpiece of the natural prehistoric world from a rare location. Recommended for collectors desiring uncommon fossils!
Ammonites are important index fossils—that is, they often link the rock layer in which they are found to specific geological time periods. Ammonites like these, are used by geologists and paleontologists as a zone marker for the time periods from which they are attributed to.