Llower Llanvirn, Artus biozone
Hope Shales, Leigh, Shropshire
This a solute Carpoid from the Hope shales, it ia an asymmetric class of Echinoderm that has some remarkable preservation. Please zoom in for details
The hope shale naturally splits in time and this specimen has been out of the ground for over a year, some low viscosity penetrate has been pumped inside the shale so that it will remain intact.
A rare and unusual U.K Carpoid specimen.
The specimen measures 7.5cm across and the matrix 17 x 15cm