Ammonite

These specimens are partially encased in iron pyrites or fool’s gold. This mineral can sometimes decay with time, but in this case, it is stable.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Crucilobiceras densinodulum

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 myo

Where found

Black Ven, Lyme Regis

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.48