Turritella fossil, Terrebralis

$65.00 CAD

Sponge, Witch stone, snake tone, draconites. 20 million years old.

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Description

The fossil remains of turritella are the shells or the cast of shells from soft-bodied mollusks. Turritella are a type of sea snail with tall tightly coiled spiral shells, whose overall shape is basically that of an elongated cone. The name Turritella comes from the Latin word turritus meaning “turreted” or “towered”. Miocene period, 20 million years old, Bordeaux, France

Folk names: Sponge, Witch stone, snake tone, draconites

5.5 inches long

Additional information

Weight .5 kg
Dimensions 20 × 15 × 15 cm