Fossil Sawfish Tooth - Schizorhiza sp. - Rostral Barb in Natural Matrix

Description
Fossil Sawfish Tooth - Schizorhiza sp. - Rostral Barb in Natural Matrix
Upper Cretaceous,Maastrichtian stage, (~66 Million Years) - Africa

LOCATION Oued Zem, Morocco
FORMATION Ouled Abdoun Basin (Phosphate beds)
SIZE 47.2 mm • 1.86 in

Great specimen in its natural phosphatic matrix. Unbroken specimen.

The Ouled Abdoun Basin (or Khouribga Basin), located in the central sector of Morocco, is an enormous sedimentarian basin represented mostly by a vast filling of phosphate sediments. Apart from having a relevant raw material to be extracted, it has a series of very important paleontological sites in which amazing assemblages from big and small marine vertebrates are present. The basin has a so great continuity in its stratigraphic record that both the Upper Cretaceous as well as the two first epochs of the Paleogene (Paleocene and Eocene) can be studied.

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Lot details
Object
Fossil Sawfish Tooth
Scientific name
Schizorhiza sp. - Rostral Barb in Natural Matrix
Origin
Africa
Geological Period
Upper Cretaceous,Maastrichtian stage, (~66 Million Years)
Condition
Good condition
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