1.5" Wide, Enrolled Phacops Trilobite - Mrakib, Morocco

This is a partially enrolled Phacopid trilobite collected near Mrakib, Morocco. Trilobites enrolled for defensive purposes and are frequently found preserved in this state. This specimen is nicely prepared, and has good shell detail, including well defined eye facets in both eyes. The hard limestone around it has been sculpted so that it displays nicely on a pedestal of rock. There is a tiny bit of shell restoration along the edge of the tail.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Phacops
LOCATION
Mrakib, Morocco
SIZE
1.5" wide, 2.3" if outstretched
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#21033
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