• Geological Age: Upper Chalk, Cretaceous, 145 and 65 million years ago.
• Location: Kent, UK
• Family: Echinoderm
• Species: Micraster gibbus
Micraster gibbus is a sub species of the micraster echinoid, well known for their heart shaped appearance. These fossil specimens were found in Kent, UK in the upper chalk beds formed in the Cretaceous period 145 million years ago. They are roughly 5 cm in size and ideal educational use or collectors and will come supplied in a tray with a data label.
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Micraster gibbus is a sub species of micraster, and genus of echinoid which lived during the Cretaceous period between 145 and 65 million years ago. This particular specimen has been professionally prepped and cleaned, allowing you to see the petal shape clearly, even without the aid of a magnifier lens. When viewed from above, it has the characteristic heart shape as expected, measures approximately 5.5 x 5 cm in sizes it was found in Kent in the UK and will come supplied in a card tray with an information label.