Beautifully polished plate of five fossilized squids, Morocco, Mid-Cretaceous Period, 80-100 million years old

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A large fossilized Orthoceras squid cluster of five squids from Alnif, Morocco, fossilized in shale/slate, measuring 250x175mm. Contains a total of five squid fossils. Comes with a display stand. 80-100 million years old.Large and heavy, beautifully polished and ready for display. One the right side it has a block of quartz (on the photo it looks like a break, but it is not). Guaranteed to be authentic.The Orthoceras is an extinct nautiloid cephalopod often found encased in marine rock. They resembled modern squids and are related to the squid family. Scientists believe that such clusters represent post-mating mass deaths, common among modern modern cephalopods.We can ship this only to the Canada or US. To ship outside of North America, please contact for a shipping quote.