Classic American Trilobite Block
Lot 1073
Classic American Trilobite Block
Sold for US$ 3,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Classic American Trilobite Block
Modocia typicalis
Middle Cambrian
Marjum Formation, Utah

A thickly cut block of stone displaying attractive varving, produced by layering of sediments from the Cambrian marine environment, provides a unique presentation for a gorgeously detailed, 510 million-year-old Modocia typicalis specimen. Large trilobites from this locality are highly sought after. This exceptional specimen is aesthetically appealing in its contrast with the reddish banded matrix.
Matrix measures 2 1/8 x 4 3/8 x 5 5/8in, Specimen measures 1 3/4in