200 Million-year-old Spiral

By Paul

Stunning colours inside an Ammonite fossil

You guys are making me feel so guilty for not contributing for several months, so...

Right after the 11am silence to remember those who sacrificed their lives for our freedom I started work on this short video clip. These fossils are quite common and nothing special on the outside, but slice one in half and you find an amazing spiral of vivid colourful patterns. It takes a specialist cutter to do this job, so this is an Ammonite that I purchased. The sand is from my local beach, and as it

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200 Million-year-old Spiral

Created: Nov 11, 2009

Tags: fossil, spiral, ammonite

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