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Asaphellus fezouatensis

Era: Paleozoic

Period: Lower Ordovician

Stage: Tremadocian (485.4 - 477.7 ma)

Location: Region of Drâa-Tafilalet, Zagora Province , Morocco

Coordinates: 30 ° 33'02.4 "N 6 ° 05'54.2" W

Horizon: Harpides sp.

Description: The Fezouata formation or Fezouata schist contains extraordinary fossils due to the fact that the animals were quickly buried by storm deposits formed by silt and clays, favorable conditions for the conservation of soft tissues (now pyritized or altered due to a mixture of oxides and iron hydroxides, hence its orange-red color)

The fossils belong to two intervals, Tremadocian and Floiense, much less rich in fossils.

Well preserved fossil, negative broken and reattached, no paint, color natural .

Matrix measurements: 11.6 x 9.4 x 4.3cm / 4.57 "x 3.7" x 1.69 "

Trilobite Measurements: 5.6cm / 2.2 "

Weight: 501g / 1,104 lb


This piece will travel insured in a safety package to arrive in perfect condition.

Asaphellus fezouatensis

SKU: N°42
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