History of Science and Technology, Including Fossils, Minerals and Meteorites

History of Science and Technology, Including Fossils, Minerals and Meteorites

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A RARE STARFISH FOSSIL

Auction Closed

December 17, 08:56 PM GMT

Estimate

2,000 - 3,000 USD

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A RARE STARFISH FOSSIL

ERFOUD, MOROCCO


Petraster crozonensis, (fossil: 12 x 11.5 cm, 24.5 x 15 cm in matrix), Ordovician (485-443 million years ago). Beautiful fossilization in orange calcite, presented on a custom stand. 


A beautiful example of an Ordovician starfish, of which very few examples are found in private collections.