Dallet, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France 21mm x 17mm x 13mm Excellent Helix Ramondi land snail fossil on matrix totally transformed in light blue lussatite (opal-CT variety). Light Blue fluorescence under short wave UV light. Really rare item seen at 2011 Ste-Marie mineral show. Le Comptoir Géologique exclusivity.
Stone Swallow Barbaud, Belgium In ancient China, this stone was thought to be a swallow turned into fossil in the cave, and was called Stone Swallow. It sure is a fossil, but it is not a swallow. It is the fossil of a brachiopod called Spirifer, which flourished in Upper Devonian. This creature has beautiful form that looks like a bird with its wings spread. Spirifer is an ancestor of today’s “living fossil” species such as Lingula
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