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Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite) from near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia

 
Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite) from near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia

Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite) from near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia

Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite) from near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 45701
Mineral:Pyrite pseudomorph after Ammonite (Pyritized Ammonite)
Locality:near Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia
Description:A fossilized ammonite that has been replaced molecule by molecule by metallic pyrite with only the original mother-of-pearl remaining on the outer surfaces. Sliced through the middle to expose the internal chambers.
Overall Size:5x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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