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Gerastos sp.

Era: Paleozoic

Period: Devonian

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

Location: Hamar Laghdad, near Erfoud

Horizon: Phacopids

Formation: Amerboh - Bou Tchrafine

Province: Erachidia

Region: Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Coordinates: 31°22'46.5"N 4°03'26.0"W

Trilobite length: 15mm / 0.59"

Trilobite width: 11mm / 0.43"

Matrix measurements: 51 x 50 x 20mm / 2,01" x 1,97"x 0.79"

Weight: 94g / 0.207lb

Description: Wonderful specimen of Morocops sp. from the world famous carbonate mounds (kess-kess) in which unique red trilobites appear. Opportunity to acquire a unique specimen that is only in the hands of a few collectors on the entire planet. This trilobite has fossilized in red color due to the high iron content deposited in this place.

Sandblasted, well preserved, 100% natural fossil, no restoration or spines from another trilobite or paint.


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

Gerastos sp.

SKU: H21
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