Catalog Number: CG-0001

This brachiopod is beautifully centered in what is likely a concretion circle. The specimen was found in the high-hill shale. This layer contains a shale that I call mud stone. It comes out in larger pieces than thinner shale. The rock still splits rather easily, and it contains many concretions. The area contains a 1-2 inch thick layer of clay about 2 feet up in where I dug this out.

Orthotetes is a Brachiopod from the Family Orthotetidae. Identification is likely, however not 100% at the time.

Fossilworks indicates this species is distributed from 252.3 million years ago to 426 million years ago.

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