16.4" Wide, Ordovician Brittle Star Multiple Plate - Morocco

 
 
This is a 16.4" wide plate containing around a dozen complete fossil brittle stars plus a couple partials. It comes from the Upper Ordovician aged Kataoua Formation of Morocco. The brittle star fossils are highly detailed and their orange coloration is due to to the oxidization of iron pyrite. The largest of the brittle stars is 5.2" wide.

This plate comes with a display stand.
FOR SALE
$695
DETAILS
SPECIES
Ophiura sp.
LOCATION
Kaid Rami, Morocco
FORMATION
Lower Kataoua Formation
SIZE
Rock 16.4x14.5", Large Brittle Star 5.2"
ITEM
#170625
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