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Classification: Phylum Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Mesogastropoda
Family: Turritellidae

The genus Turritella is first known from strata of the Upper Cretaceous, 80 Million Years Ago and
still exists in seas today. It is found in fossil form worldwide. They are medium sized Sea Snails
that have tightly coiled shells that look like an elongated cone.

Well defined Turritella Fossil specimens on a nice plate from Utah.
These strata plates are cut and shaped into polished slabs known as
Turritella Agate and used for counter tops, decorative stone work and
art work stock

This specimen weighs 1.05 lbs (479g)
and measures 5.8 x 3.1 x 1.2 inches (14.9 x 8.1 x 3cm)

Item# TUR07119990

Turritella Fossil Plate
$18.00
This is a Turritella Agate end cut slab from material from south central
Wyoming.   This piece has been polished on the face and shows many fossil
specimens. An excellent specimen showing several full length Turritellas, a
great item for any fossil collection. Stands naturally for a nice display.

Turritella Agate is composed of silicified fossil shells in various matrix
composed of soft sandstone to a dense chalcedony. Some of the Turritella are
actually shells of the freshwater gastropod, Elimia tenera. These fossils are
considered to be from the Eocene Epoch to the Cretaceous period in age.

This specimen measures 4.5 x 2.7 x 0.41 to 1.36"  (11.4 x 6.8 x 1.0 to 1.36cm)
and weighs 10.7oz or 0.67lb (305g)
Item# TUR12121071

Polished Face Turritella
End Cut Fossil Plate

$32.00
This is a Turritella Agate slab from material from south central Wyoming.   This
piece is a rough slab, it is not polished. It shows many fossil specimens. An
excellent specimen showing several full length Turritellas, a great item for any
fossil collection or excellent stock for lapidary work. Nice solid material, small
hairline fractures are common with this material.

Turritella Agate is composed of silicified fossil shells in various matrix
composed of soft sandstone to a dense chalcedony. Some of the Turritella are
actually shells of the freshwater gastropod, Elimia tenera. These fossils are
considered to be from the Eocene Epoch to the Cretaceous period in age.


This specimen measures 7 x 3.3 x 0.25"  (17.8cm x 8.5cm x 6.5mm)
and weighs 6.2oz or 0.39lb (305g)
Item# TUR12121090

Turritella Fossil Plate
rough slab

$23.00
Picture taken with wet slab to
show what polish may look like