Item#1: Echinolampas


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Genul Echinolampas (echinid exociclic) este caracteristic Bazinului Tranilvaniei. Corespunde perioadei Eocene. Exemplarul expus a fost gasit pe Valea Somesului Mic in calcarele ce corespund unitatatii litostratigrafice a Calcarului de Cluj (Hofmann, 1879).

Dimensiuni: 7 x 6,5 x 4,5 cm; greutate: 150 g. [size.jpg]

The genus presented here is an sub-circular echinoid which is typical for the Transylvanian Basin. It is dated from the Eocene. The individual you see in the picture was found in Somesul Mic Valley in limestones from the litostratigraphic unit of Cluj Limestone.

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Hi there!

… just thought about doing something very cool at the beginning of this year. and so I got the idea of posting my rock-mineral-fossil samples (and maybe some bio-representatives as well) as in a small web museum. thought it is very fashionable , eh?


so it will be one item per week. 🙂