28 October 2004,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,541
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A fine and rare eparietites impedens ("scunny" ammonite) fossil,
Obtusum Zone, Frodingham Ironstone, Scunthorpe, England, Lower Lias (Jurassic), polished, on the original matrix -- 39cm. (15 3/8in.) high, 28kg approx.
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A classic example of this rare English ammonite on its original matrix. The localities producing this species are no longer accessible, making this a highly sought-after fossil.
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