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Crotalocephalina (Crotalocephalus) gibbus

Era: Paleozoic

Period: Lower Devonian

Location: Aatchana (Morocco)

Diogenite breccia Meteorite

Weight: 152g / 0.34lb

Piece Measurements: 5.8 x 4.1 x 3.5cm / 2.28 x 1.61 x 1.38 "

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Pleuroceras spinatum

Era: Mesozoic 

Period: Jurassic 

Stage: Pliensbachian (189 ma) 

Provenance: Würtemberg (Germany)

 

Basalt Polymictic Eucrite

Weight: 8.7 g / 0.019 lb

Piece Measurements: 2.3 x 2.1 x 1.4 cm / 0.91 x 0.83 x 0.55 "

This meteorite will be delivered accompanied by a copy of the certification report made by the Canarian Museum of Meteorites.

Fulgurite (lightning tube)

Description: Fulgurite resulting from the fall of an atmospheric lightning on a sandy ground, causing the fusion of the silica grains, being crystallized in the form of a tube.

Origin: Sahara Desert (Algeria)

Carcharodontosaurus

Era: Mesozoic

Period: Cretaceous

Origin: Kem-Kem (Morocco)

Osteolepis panderi

Era: Paleozoic

Period: Devonian

Origin: Caithness (Scotland)

Description: Osteolepis was a tetrapodomorphic sarcopterygian that lived in the fresh waters found in the plains of the North Atlantic continent. Due to their anatomical characteristics, they are located in the line that gave rise to amphibians.

Crotalocephalus africanus

Era: Paleozoic

Period: Lower Devonian

Stage: Eifelian (397-391 ma)

Formation: Bou Tchrafine

Location: Jorf (Morocco)

Oncolith around Brotia scheri

Era: Mesozoic

Epoch: Miocene

Origin: Aude (France)

Description: Concentric layers around Brotia scheri. Oncoliths are microbialites with spherical or ovoid sedimentary structures of organic origin, formed by concentric layers of calcium carbonate. 

Snake egg Ophidienovum sp.

Era: Cenozoic

Epoch: Eocene

Stage: Lutetian (48-40 Ma)

Origin: Bouxwiller, Lower Rhine (France)