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Orthoceras in Rough, Polished


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Small, straight shell imported from Morocco. The shell is a cast of the original animal that has been preserved in the sediments of the Atlas Mountains. The fossil is polished and looks like a tapered hot dog that has been sectioned. Each section represents a season of growth, like the ring of a tree or fish scales. These were the great, great, granddaddy to the modern squid.

Demos and Labs: Fossil Profile: Orthoceras. Lab: Shark Tooth Jambalaya.

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