Orthoceras Fossil in Matrix



This fossil has a single Orthoceras in an unpolished matrix. Orthoceras is an extinct nautiloid cephalopod from the Middle Ordovician age. Its fossilization typically occurs in marine rock, predominantly limestone. Its color is determined by the ground water minerals during diagenesis.

This fossil spans from approximately 3.5 to 6 inches.

Why We Love This:
This single Orthoceras is a wonderful gift for anyone starting a fossil collection!