Giant fossil Crinoid plate - Scyphocrinus elegans - 68 x 60 cm - 29.4 kg

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Giant fossil Crinoid plate - Scyphocrinus elegans - 68 x 60 cm - 29.4 kg
Ordovician (420 mil y) - Erfoud, Morocco

Beautiful huge Crinoid plate. These are the fossil remains of sea lily like organisms of about 420 million years old. Although called lilies, these are not plants but animals. What makes these fossils special is that they did not fossilise in the sediment but on the wall of elongated mainly horizontal caverns at a depth of approximately 15 to 20 m.
The plate is in beautiful condition with small restorations, museum quality.

Dimensions: 68 x 60 cm
Weight: 29.4 kg

In view of the dimensions and the fragility of such plates it can only be picked up in Schoorl (NH) on Tuesdays, Thursdays all day and on Saturday afternoons.

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