Goniatites

Pre-drilled Pendent

 

Small Goniatites

Pre-drilled Pendents

- Fossil -

Morocco

360 Million Years Old

Early Carboniferous Period

The shell is strongly involute, with a small, narrow umbilicus. The suture includes both pointed and rounded elements in the form of a zigzag. The thin shell had a ornament of fine, closely spaced growth lines.

Habitat: Goniatites lived in Carboniferous shelf seas, occuring locally in swarms over reef structures. The shape of its shell suggests that Goniatites was a poor swimmer.

Measurements: Various Sizes ~ 20mm-40mm Diameter