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  Jebel Issoumour

december 2013
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Location description

The Jebel Issoumour is a massive questa and forms the northwestern rim of the Mader basin. Various formations from the lower and middle devonian are accessible, and many layers are commercially excavated for trilobites

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Jebel Issoumour ridge.
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Jebel Issoumour is located southeast of the town of Alnif and can only be reached using a good ATV. 

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Mainly trilobites.

There are 7 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
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Literature recommended by members

  • Chatterton B & Gibb S., 2010: Latest early to early middle Devonian trilobites from the Erbenochile bed, Jbel Issoumour, southeastern Morocco.
    Added by Frederik
  • Gibb S & Chatterton B., 2010: Gerastos (Order Proetida; Class Trilobita) from the Lower to Middle Devonian of the southern Moroccan Anto-Atlas region. Palaeontographica Canadiana 30.
    Added by Frederik
  • McKellar R & Chatterton B, 2009: Early and Middle Devonian Phacopidae (Trilobita) of southern Morocco. Palaeontographica Canadiana 28.
    Added by Frederik

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