Colossal Texas Ammonite
Lot 2087W
Colossal Texas Ammonite
Sold for US$ 32,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
Colossal Texas Ammonite
Eopachydiscus sp.
Cretaceous
Duck Creek Formation, Texas

Ammonite specimens of this size are extremely rare. Measuring almost four feet in diameter, this very robust, inflated specimen is considered exceptionally large for a North American species. Approximately 101 million years old, it was discovered in the Duck Creek Formation of Eastern Texas. From the private collection of a Nobel Prize winner in medicine, the gargantuan Eopachydiscus was found by the owner himself in the early 1970's. It was acquired from the owner's estate last year. Mounted on a custom stand designed by the original owner. Diameter measures 45in
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