LOCATION Jbel Amouguer, South Morocco
FORMATION Ktaoua Formation
SIZE 472.0 mm • 18.58 in
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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- Brittle Star
- Mortality plate
- Scientific name
- Ophiura sp. - Upper Ordovician - Ktaoua Fm
- Geological Period
- Upper Ordovician (448 million years)
- Good condition