Friday 24 October, 2014

500-million-year-old fossils found in China

Published On: Thu, Jul 3rd, 2014 | Evolution | By BioNews

Fossils dating to 530 million years ago have been found in northwest China’s Shaanxi province, the public communication authorities said Thursday.

The colorful coral rocks were found on a hill in Hanyuan town of Ningqiang county, Xinhua reported. Circular patterns can be seen in the rocks.

Prehistoric fossil researcher Wei Binghua identified the rocks as fossils of molluscan invertebrate, pelagos, a marine animal.

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