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Swedish ammonite?

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Wightlight

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.

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FossilDAWG

I agree with your suggestion.  Gotland is famous for its Silurian fauna, but it has no Mesozoic.  Your ammonite is a typical Madagascar perisphinctid.

 

Don

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caldigger

I would agree with this assessment. Even the matrix clinging to it screams Madagascar.

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Wightlight

Thank you both. It's nice getting to the point where one's hunches are occasionally correct ;)

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