500-million-year-old fossils found in China

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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