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Hollardops mesocristatus

Era:  Paleozoic

Period:  Middle Devonian

Stage:  Emsian (407.6 - 393.3 million years)

Location:  Djebel Gara el Zguilma, Foum Zguid (Morocco)

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Scyphocrinites elegans

Era: Paleozoic

Period: Upper Silurian (420 ma)

Location: Boutschrafin, Erfoud (Morocco)

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Furca mauritanica

Period: Lower Ordovician

Stage: Tremadocian (485.4 - 477.7 ma)

Location: Beni Zouli, Drâa-Tafilalet, Zagora Province, Morocco

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Ethiopian Fire Opal

Era:  Cenozoic

Epoch:  Miocene

Weight:  6ct

Origin:  Wegel Tena Mine, Mezezo, Wello Province, Ethiopia

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Moldavite

Description: Tektite formed by an asteroid impact in southern Germany 14.7 million years ago. Moldavite is the only extraterrestrial substance that has gem quality, making it perfect for jewelry. Tektites are the union of aluminum oxide and silicon dioxide glasses, among others, with an amorphous crystalline structure.

Mohs Hardness: 5.5 

Chemical formula: SiO2(+ Al2O3)

Origin: Vltava River Valley, South Bohemia (Czech Republic).

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Ascocystites

Era:  Paleozoic

Period:  Upper Ordovician

Stage:  Sandbian (458.4 - 453.0  Ma)

Location:  Bou Nemrou, El Kaid Rami, Errachidia Province, Morocco

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Lunar Meteorite NWA 13739

This meteorite was officially classified as a lunar meteorite by  The Meteoritical Society  on March 28, 2021.

The fall was recorded near Tindouf (Algeria). Locals collected a total of 712g divided into many fragments.

Weight:  1.1g  / 0.0022lbs

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Elosuchus cherifiensis (Osteodermal plaque)

Era:  Mesozoic

Period:  Cretaceous

Age:  Cenomanian-Turonian (100.5 - 89.8 Ma)

Formation:  Tegana (red sand)

Origin:  Kem Kem Valley,  Begaa, near Taouz, province of Errachidía (Morocco)

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Leonaspis sp.

Era:  Paleozoic

 

Period:  Devonian

Stage:  Emsian-Eifelian (407.6-387.7 million years)

 

Location:  Hamar Laghdad, Errachidia Province, Morocco

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Pirania auraeum (Protomonaxonida)

Period: Lower Ordovician

Stage: Floian (477.7 - 470.0 Ma)

Location: Djbel Bou Zéroual, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

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