LOCATION Oued Zem, Morocco
FORMATION Ouled Abdoun Basin (Phosphate beds)
SIZE 20.8 mm • 0.80 in (The Biggest)
Great collection of 22 Squalicorax pristodontus (Crow Shark) from the phosphate deposits of the Ouled Abdoun Basin (Morocco).
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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- Collection of Crow Shark Teeth
- Scientific name
- Squalicorax pristodontus (22)
- Geological Period
- Upper Cretaceous, Maastrichtian stage, (~66 Million Years)
- Good condition