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Tuesday, April 26, 2011
About Stones: Orthoceras
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Lore: Orthoceras fossils help to heighten accomplishments in the world of business.
Geology: Orthocerids are the most common of the straight Paleozioc cephalopods. Cone shaped, they consist of a central siphuncle filled with calcareous deposits and are ornamented with transverse ribs. Their age is Lower Ordovician through Upper Triassic. Their phylum is Mollusca and their subclass is Nautiloidea. Orthoceras is the name for European species; those found in North America are called Michelinoceris.