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.

Turritella Fossil Plate
Turritella Fossil Plate
Turritella Fossil Plate
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Item# TUR07119990

Turritella Fossil Plate

$18.00

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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)

Polished Face Turritella End Cut Fossil Plate
Polished Face Turritella End Cut Fossil Plate
Polished Face Turritella End Cut Fossil Plate
Polished Face Turritella End Cut Fossil Plate
Polished Face Turritella End Cut Fossil Plate
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Item# TUR12121071

Polished Face Turritella End Cut Fossil Plate

$32.00

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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)

Turritella Fossil Plate rough slab
Turritella Fossil Plate rough slab
Turritella Fossil Plate rough slab
Turritella Fossil Plate rough slab
Turritella Fossil Plate rough slab
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Item# TUR12121090

Turritella Fossil Plate rough slab

$23.00

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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)