Fossil Orthoceras

Orthoceras is approximately 400 million years old and is a genus of large nautiloids. This Fossil was a straight shelled cephalopod, in the same family as octopus,squid and nautilus. It had a long straight shell with many chambers. The chambers are called septa and the tube running along the back of orthoceras is called the siphuncle.

Chemical composition NA
Color Black and grey with white pearly white flecks
Lustre Vitreous, pearly on cleavage surfaces
Hardness 3.5 - 4
Crystal system NA
Origin Global distribution and in particular southeast Morocco
Healing properties*

Orthoceras fossils are believed to infuse confidence and assist in past life regression. Fossils give stability and stimulate our life force energy.

Orthoceras fossils simulate the thymus and are said to treat skeletal system disorders.