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1.58 in. Brittle Star Starfish Fossil Protaster - Morocco

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1.58 in. Brittle Star Starfish Fossil Protaster - Morocco
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Protaster sp.
Extinct Brittle Star

Ordovician Period - 450 millions years ago

Ktaoua Formation, Kaid Rami, Morocco

Starfish : 1.58 inches
1 inch = 2.54 cm

Well detailed and preserved brittle star fossil

A nice iron oxidation is causing the orange color giving for a nice contrast to the original matrix.
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Protaster is an extinct genus of brittle star that lived from the Ordovician to the Silurian Period. Primarily known from the Silurian, these are some of the oldest brittle star fossils you can find.

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