Fossil Brittle Star (Ophiura) & Edrioasteroids - Morocco

This is a cool specimen from the Kataoua Formation of Morocco. There is a 2.5" wide brittle star (Ophiura) associated with several detailed Edrioasteroid (Spinadiscus lefebvrei) fossils. The orange coloration is natural and due to the oxidization of iron pyrite.

The entire piece measures 6.6 x 4.4". There is a couple of crack repairs in the piece. It comes with an acrylic display stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Ophiura sp. & Spinadiscus lefebvrei
LOCATION
Kaid Errami, Morocco
FORMATION
Kataoua Formation
SIZE
Brittle Star 2.5" wide, Rock 6.6x4"
ITEM
#155374
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