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Ammonite

Rainbow Ammonite Fossil Shell

Description:

Ammonite Fossils were fossilised in marine rock for million years. Natural fossilized Ammonite which is a prime lapidary material and commands high prices due to its extinction and long history dated back at least 100 million years. It appears in a coiled, spiral shape.

Before extinction, Ammonites inhabited the world’s oceans and were now fossilized in marine rocks. Because of their rapid evolution and wide distribution, fossilized ammonites provide a useful tool for indexing and dating rocks. The word ammonite is derived from Ammon, an Egyptian god who took the form of a ram. Ammonites are similar in appearance to a ram's horn.

Ammonites have many species. One of the species of Ammonite is called Douvilleiceras. They lived from the Middle to Late Cretaceous which is about 400 million years ago and was extinct. It has been fossilized and was found in Madagascar, beautiful to display as specimen and for fossil collection. 

 

Douvilleiceras Ammonite Fossil

Douvilleiceras Ammonite Fossil

 

Ammonite Healing Properties and uses:

Fossilized ammonite is a stone of protection. It provides for insight and it helps to assist one in enlightenment. Wearing an Ammonite fossil pendant can help to promote the flow of energy through the body which can help to improve health, wisdom and attracts wealth. It can also help to protect one from harm and bad luck.