Top 1 % though it is small. Just look at the detail in this plate collected and cleaned by World Famous Trilobite Expert, Markus Martin.
This trilobite block a museum quality Olenellus Chiefensis Trilobite. This is a great trilobite that exhibits superb detail because it is very inflated. Please look closely at the exquisite detail.
Here is a quite rare and very desirable trilobite from the Cambrian Period, the “Age of Trilobites.” They lived, thrived, and became extinct Millions of years before the age of dinosaurs! Trilobites spanned a time that covered 5 periods spanning over 300 million years of Earth’s history. This was found and prepared by trilobite expert Markus Marin. Because of his vast knowledge and skill this Olenellus Chiefensis Trilobite is prepared beautifully.
Markus is known world over because of his knowledge of these fossils. He has been digging trilobites and other fossils around the country and the world. Because of some of his finds were so special, he has published many papers on the subject of trilobites.
Olenellus Chiefensis Trilobite is one of the most rare and recognizable trilobites. Here is a very nice trilobite from the Cambrian Period, the “Age of Trilobites.” They lived, thrived, and became extinct MILLIONS of years before the age of dinosaurs!
This great piece is a must have for all fossil lovers. This Olenellus Chiefensis Trilobite measures 2.5 cm and exhibits great detail in the main body and head.
Olenellus, genus of trilobites common in, but restricted to, Cambrian rocks and thus a useful guide fossil for the Early Cambrian. Olenellus had a well-developed head, large and crescent like eyes, and a poorly developed, small tail.
This is a beautiful trilobite and a great piece to add to any rock collection.