Belemnites

Upper/Late Cretaceous Period

Belemnites

- Fossil -

Morocco

65-100 Million Years Old

Upper/Late Cretaceous Period

Belemnites are the fossil remains of the hard internal support structure, known as a pen or guard possessed by many cephalopods, that resembled squids.  Pens or guards are made of calcium carbonate or protein, and are well preserved and occur abundantly in Mesozoic marine rocks.

 

Measurements: 80mm x 15mm x 15mm