Wednesday, February 8, 2017

3D Printed Gastropod

I have posted about this 3D model before but I printed it again this time with grey plastic. It reminds me more of the rock color of Loxoplocus fossils found in northern Kentucky Ordovician limestone.

Here are several images of a Turritella shell printed on a 3D printer. The design was created in modeling software. Link here:

It was printed with grey PLA filament from 3D Solutech:

Here is a link to my friend Dave's blog showing a Cretaceous Turritella fossil:

Cretaceous Turritella fossil from Mississippi: