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by Jesse Read
(Vancouver, Canada)

polished orthoceras

polished orthoceras

I found this among the curiosities in my grandfather's collection.
I believe it to be a polished fossil, is it so?
Thank you,
Jesse Read

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polished orthoceras
by: Douglas


Yes it is a polished fossil. It is called orthoceres. It comes from Morocco and is from the Devonian Period. Orthoceras was a squid-like creature. You can learn more about it here:

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