baculite

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baculite

[′bak·yə‚līt]
(geology)
A crystallite that looks like a dark rod.
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9) The iinisskimm described by ethnographers, and those which continue to be collected today, tend to be fossil ammonites such as Baculites.
Sutural pattern and shell stress in Baculites with implications for other cephalopod shell morphologies.