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Goniatite Fossil

Fascinating how once alive, disappears from sight for 40 million years - to re-emge beautiful once polished ... and its ancestors still live. Goniatite from Morocco, the polishing has revealed the brathing and living chambers of the maine animal - how each year it added another chamber to accomodate its growth. It stands upright on its end even though I didn't photgraph that. We sell most of these to small business owners to help them grow their businesses. This shows re-healing and repair - hence discount to help it find its friend.

Goniatite – Geology

Goniatites are extinctammonoids, shelled cephalopods related to squid, octopus, and belemnites that form the order Goniatitida. The Gonatitida first appear some 390 million years ago. Surviving the Late Devonian extinction, goniatitids flourished during the Carboniferous and Permian only to become extinct at the end of the Permian some 251.4 million years ago.

The goniatites all possessed an external shell, which is divided internally into chambers. The animal lived in the largest of the external chambers, and the internal chambers would have been filled with gas, making the animal buoyant in the water. The general structure of the goniatites would have been similar to that of their relatives the ammonites, being a free swimming animal possessing a head with two well developed eyes and arms (or tentacles).

Hara-Navel; Link; Earth Star
140 mm
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712 g

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