03331 - 3.25 Inch Ordovician Brittlestar (Ophiura sp) Kataoua Formation Morocco

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03331 - 3.25 Inch Ordovician Brittlestar (Ophiura sp) Kataoua Formation Morocco

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Ophiura, Lamarck 1801 (brittle star)
Ordovician (~460 Million Years)
Kaid Rami, South Morocco
Kataoua Formation
82.5 mm   •    in
1088 g   •    oz
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Impressive specimen of the brittlestar genus Ophiura. It has an exceptional conservation. It has small glued fracture. 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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