Natural History - Rainbow Shell Fossil Ammonite
Antiquities - Natural History
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Jurassic Period, 199-145 million years BP
A natural iridescent shell Parkinsonia sp. ammonite, in white card tray with label reading: 'Ammonite, Parkinsonia sp., Mid Jurassic Age (approx. 170 million years old), Madagascar'. 43 grams, 53mm (2"). Very fine condition. [No Reserve]
From a historic ‘Victorian Museum’ collection; from the stock of Gregory, Bottley & Lloyd (1981-2014); formerly with Gregory, Bottley & Co. (1932-1981) and previously with J. R. Gregory & Co. (1898-1932); originally in the collection of the famous James Reynolds Gregory (1858-1898). This item is part of a historic collection of fossils and minerals which has recently been reviewed by leading geological expert Dr. Ronald Bonewitz.
Saturday 25th March 2017 :
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Lot No. 095