1.7" Ordovician Brittle Star (Ophiura) - Morocco

This is a 1.7" wide, fossil brittle star (Ophiura) from the Kataoua Formation of Morocco. It is Ordovician in age, approximately 450 million years old. The orange coloration is natural and due to the oxidization of iron pyrite.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
FOR SALE
$39
DETAILS
SPECIES
Ophiura sp.
LOCATION
Kaid rami, Morocco
FORMATION
Kataoua Formation
SIZE
1.7" brittle star, 3.9 x 3.1" shale
ITEM
#118647
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