Fossil Starfish (Petraster) & Edrioasteroid (Spinadiscus) - Morocco

This is a 1.05" wide, Ordovician aged starfish of the genus Petraster that's associated with a edrioasteroid of the species Spinadiscus lefebvrei. It comes from the Kataoua Formation near Kaid Errami, Morocco. The specimen shows an amazing amount of detail and the natural, orange coloration is due to the oxidization of iron pyrite.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Petraster sp. & Spinadiscus lefebvrei
LOCATION
Kaid Errami, Morocco
FORMATION
Kataoua formation
SIZE
Starfish 1.15", Rock 4x3.2"
ITEM
#118329
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