Burgess Shale Type Fauna MARIPOLIA


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Found and prepared by Expert Fossil Hunter Marcus Martin.

Soft bodied creatures rarely fossilize. Those that do become very rare. The Burgess Shale is well known for the rarity of the fossils found there especially soft bodied creatures.

There are several other locations where Burgess Shale type fossils can be found as collecting in the Burgess Shale is not allowed.

This is a cyanobacterium MARIPOLIA, a rare find indeed.

It is 5/8 of an inch long on a roughly rectangular matrix 3  by 5.

OESIA disjuncta
Cambrian Period
Wheeler Shale
Millard County, Utah