Geo Advent Calendar Day 2

Behind door number two of the geo advent calendar is this well preserved ammonite I collected two years ago on a geology fieldtrip. I spent a sunny afternoon in a quarry hunting for fossils in the rubble.


Accession Number C0036
Status Accessioned
Specimen Type Fossil
Brief Description Ammonite
Full Description Ammonite from the Posidonia Formaton (a light grey, fossiliferous limestone). Possibly Mercaticeras. Has well preserved ridges and suture patterns. Reverse side has a mass of limestone that appears to contain foraminifera and various fossil fragments
Quantity 1
Age (Ma) 189.6-175.6
Location Gola del Furlo Lower Quarry (disused), Urbino, Marche, Italy
Collector Nadine Gabriel
From Fieldtrip? GEOL2026: Map, Images and Structures, 2014-09-11 to 2014-09-19
Associated Notebook? Notebook 3, pages 39-41
Acquisition Method Collected
Acquisition Date 2014-09-13

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