A coprolite is fossilised faeces (poo!). The fossils we are familiar with are called “body fossils”. Coprolites are called trace fossils because they give us clues to the creature’s diet. Coprolites is derived from the Greek words kopros, meaning “dung” and lithos, meaning “stone”. Coprolites may range in size from a few millimetres to over 60 centimetres!
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The specimens are around 20mm in an irregular shape. They are quire a decorative stone and certainly a converstation piece.
Quite surprisingly the Coprolite come in some unusual colour variaitons. So much so that we have turned some of the specimens into Jewelry pieces