Olenellus gilberti and terminatus

$115.00

Description

A pair of Pioche Shale Nevada Trilobites. An Olenellus gilberti and Olenellus terminatus. Just look at the detail in this plate collected and cleaned by World Famous Trilobite Expert, Markus Martin.

This trilobite block has two quality Trilobites. These are wonderful and rare trilobites that exhibit superb detail. There are also some very nice dendrites on the terminatus block.

Here are quite rare and very desirable trilobites 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 these superb 2 different species Olenellus gilberti and terminatus Trilobites are 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.

These 2 different species Olenellus gilberti and terminatus are some of the most  rare and recognizable trilobites.  Here are 2 very nice trilobites 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 with 2 different species Olenellus gilberti and terminatus and is a must have for all fossil lovers.  They come in this sturdy cardboard box protected with high density foam.

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.