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Ammolite

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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
© Gregory Phillips




A variety of Ammonite

Name for an iridescent/opalescent Ammonite from Alberta, Canada.
Opalescent shell fragments from other localities are usually called Lumachelle.

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Classification of Ammolite

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Other Names for Ammolite

Synonyms:
CalcentiteKorite
Other Languages:
Bulgarian:Амолит
Finnish:Ammoliitti
French:Ammolite
German:Ammolit
Ammolith
Calcentit
Korit
Japanese:アンモライト
Lithuanian:Amolitas
Simplified Chinese:斑彩石
Spanish:Ammolita
Calcentita
Korita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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