Just look at the detail in this piece collected and cleaned by World Famous Fossil Expert, Markus Martin.
This is a museum quality Burgess Shale Type Sponge Spicule from the wheeler Shale of Millard County Utah. This is a great fossil that exhibits superb detail and it consists of the positive and negative of the creature head shield. Please look closely at the exquisite detail.
Here is a very desirable Burgess Shale Type Sponge Spicule from the Cambrian Period. They lived, thrived, and became extinct Millions of years before the age of dinosaurs! This was found and prepared by fossil expert Markus Martin. Because of his vast knowledge and skill this Rare animal half from Utah is prepared beautifully.
Markus is known world over because of his knowledge of these fossils. Because he has been digging in the deposits of Cambrian Utah for many years and has a vast knowledge of these fossils.
This is a Cambrian Burgess Shale Type Sponge fossil. But there is a second smaller spicule also on the plate.
This is a wonderful Burgess Shale Type Sponge spicule. I wish it was complete but it is rare. There is a second on the block as well but it is only 1/4 inch by 1/4 inch.
It is 1 inch by 1 inch on a piece of gray matrix 5 by 2 1/4. It is presented in a brown cardboard box with a top and the fossils are set in high density foam.
Here is a quite rare and very desirable fossil from the Cambrian Period, the “Age of Trilobites.” They lived, thrived, and became extinct MILLIONS of years before the age of dinosaurs!