Ammonite block (NHMW-Geo 2014/0457/0001)Your model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
3D scan of a block full of different fossils. The block is dominated by various species of ammonites. The 89 kilograms heavy and 70×50×20 centimeter big block is full of fossils from the lower Albium (c. 110 million years, Lower Cretaceous). It was found in Ambatolafia in the Mahajanga province of Madagascar and purchased by the “Friends of the NHMW” for a scientific isotope study.
This specific block is not visible in the exhibition of the NHMW, but there is a second block displayed in Hall 8 of the Natural History Museum Vienna.
Specimen: Ammonites from Madagascar
Inventory number: NHMW-Geo 2014/0457/0001
Collection: Natural History Museum Vienna, Geology and Paleontology Department, Mesozoic collection (curator: Alexander Lukeneder)
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Scanned and edited by Anna Haider and Viola Winkler (NHMW)
Scanner: Artec Leo. Infrastructure funded by the FFG.