This beautiful Brittle Star measures approx. 30mm x 11mm. Matrix measures approx. 54mm x 38mm x 11mm
This beautiful, aesthetic and well preserved fossil brittle star specimen is from the famous Solnhofen lithographic limestone, in Eichstatt, Germany. This particular region is home to some of the world's most key fossil discoveries, including Archaeopteryx, the famous feathered dinosaur. It is the oldest bird fossil to have been found by paleontologists.