Weight: 0.6 - 04 Ounces
This is a genuine fossil, not a replica.
The item pictured is a sample
Fossil Sand Dollar is also called Fossil Sea Urchin. Is a member of the Echinoid family, it was alive during the Jurassic Age (approx. 145 - 200 million years ago. It exhibits a fine 5-ray star. This fossil sea urchin is from Madagascar and has been polished on the side of the specimen.
Please be aware of the nature of fossils:
Being buried under the ground for millions of years under tons of pressure tends to be rough. No fossil comes out of the ground whole and perfect. Most fossils have undergone some restoration, while others are altered by man simply to enhance their presentation in different ways. The workers in Madagascar do a very professional job, unearthing and preserving these natural treasures, however, commonly natural cracks are visible on the surface. These are part of the natural beauty of the fossil and not considered defects.