Ammonite

This sectioned and polished ammonite has chambers filled with calcite crystal. It is one of the more evolute ammonites, which means it has many whorls which hardly overlap the inner whorls at all.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Echioceras

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Near Charmouth

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.146