Fossil - Turritella

Fossil - Turritella
Item# Fossil-Turritella

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Group: Fossil specimens

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Colors: Browns, blacks, and creams

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Principal Sources: Worldwide

Special Notes: Turritella agate is formed from silicified fossil Elimia tenera (erroneously considered Turritella) shells. E. tenera are spiral marine gastropods having elongated, spiral shells composed of many whorls.