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Top left, carboniferous coral. Top right a ammonite from the green ammonite beds. The thin section allows calcite to shine through part of the green calcite. Middle row, three cream calcite Ilminster ammonites and a dark coloured Dactylioceras from the Yorkshire coast. Bottom row a sectioned Xipheroceras ammonite from Lyme Regis. These ammonites are rarely seen sectioned. Beside it are a section of a carboniferous rugose coral and two chambers of an Eoderoceras ammonite from Charmouth.
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These fossils have been wetted to show their features. When they arrive with you, they will be fairly dull and dusty looking (polishing gives them that permanent 'wet-look').
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Fossil Polishing Kit available here (including wet-and-dry paper in various grits, felt wheels and tin oxide polishing powder - designed for home use with very basic kit).
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