Very Nice ELRATHIA kingii Trilobite


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Very Nice Elrathia kingii is one of the most well known and recognizable trilobites.
Here is a very nice trilobite from the Cambrian Period, the “Age of Trilobites”
Its distinct black color on a gray matrix makes the trilobite seem to jump off the shale rock matrix.

They lived, thrived, and became extinct MILLIONS of years before the age of dinosaurs!
Trilobites spanned a time that  covered 5 geological periods spanning over 300 million years of Earth’s history

This large ELRATHIA trilobite is  7/8 inches by 11/16 inch set on an irregular shaped matrix block that is 2 3/4 by 2 1/4.

A Classic trilobite from a classic location.

Cambrian Period
Wheeler Shale Formation
Millard County
Delta, Utah