1.1" Ordovician Starfish (Petraster) Fossil - Morocco

This is a 1.1" wide, Ordovician aged starfish of the genus Petraster. It comes from the Kataoua Formation near Kaid rami, Morocco. The specimen shows an amazing amount of detail and the natural, orange coloration is due to the oxidization of iron pyrite.

There is one repaired crack through the rock and the fossil.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Petraster sp.
LOCATION
Kaid rami, Morocco
FORMATION
Kataoua formation
SIZE
Starfish 1.1", Rock 4.2x3.4"
ITEM
#118063
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