00888 - Natural Association of 2 Ordovician Brittlestar (Ophiura sp)
00888 - Natural Association of 2 Ordovician Brittlestar (Ophiura sp) 00888 - Natural Association of 2 Ordovician Brittlestar (Ophiura sp)

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00888 - Natural Association of 2 Ordovician Brittlestar (Ophiura sp)

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Ophiura, Lamarck 1801 (brittle star)
Ordovician (~460 Million Years)
Kaid Rami, South Morocco
Kataoua Formation
21.6 mm   •    in
181 g   •    oz
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Impressive specimen with the natural association of 2 brittlestars of the genus Ophiura. It has an exceptional conservation. It does not have any type of restoration. It has been cleaned and prepared to unearth it from its natural carbonaceous matrix. This type of brittlestar is quite representative of the Ordovician of the South of Morocco.

Its orange colors come from the limonite (iron oxide) that is the product of the oxidation of the original pyrite that mineralized these fossils.

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