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Hello, I recently recieved an unidentified ammonite as a present and was told it came from Gotland, Sweden. However, I cannot find any information on ammonite finds from Gotland, and it looks a lot like a Madagascan Perisphinctes to me. Any thoughts? The scale is in centimeters.
ToaTrex posted a topic in Fossil IDhttps://imgur.com/Si8x5Ve This fossil was found near the gate of Lergrav while I was on summer vacation in 2016. A somewhat famous rock formation on the north eastern side of the island of Gotland in the Baltic sea. These rock formations are known to locals as a Rauk. The main fossil is roughly 5 cm long brick red in colour with a grey segment from another individual about a centimetre long also located in the same stone. As Gotland is mainly made up from sedimentary rock from the ordoviscian and silurian mainly limestone that is when I assume the fossil is from. The fossil is seemingly made up of rows of square segments.
These are my fossils from Gotland (southern Sweden) and they are all from silurian age. I have only photographed the most interesting specimens specifically, as i have far too many specimens to fotograph. Also, most are unidentified as i do not have much knowledge of fossil corals (which i have a lot of), or clams / sea urchins, but anyways, here it is: Corals These corals are of various different species, my most common type being Catenipora. Sea Urchins Sea Urchins like these are also quite common on Gotland Other Specimens These two fossils are by far the best ones i have from my Gotland "Expedition", first off, a nearly perfect silurian clam with no restoration or repair (however quite some prepping): And one of my two larger self-collected orthocnes: Dawsonoceras. it was a orthocone, with an unknown size, as no complete specimen has never been found: Here is the "Gotland box" where i store my fossils from Gotland, and i have as i said way too many to photograph: