Rare, ‘extremely valuable’ fossil returns to Manuels

Friday, September 16, 2016 8:41 AM | Deleted user

The specimen was discovered by Dr. Riccardo Levi-Setti on the Manuels River in the early 1980s. The Manuels River Natural Heritage Society says the fossil is believed to have been buried alive.

“Complete trilobites such as this one are extraordinarily rare, making this large and highly detailed specimen extremely valuable, financially, scientifically and aesthetically,” the society wrote in a news release. Read more