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  Jebel Mrakib

december 2013
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december 2013

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Location description

Jebel Mrakib is a mountain ridge at the southern edge 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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Added by: Frederik on 17-04-2014

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Jebel Mrakib lies directly north of Tafraoute and can only be reached using an ATV.

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Mainly trilobites.

There are 10 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
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Literature recommended by members

  • 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
  • Johnson R & Fortey R, 2012: Proetid trilobites from the lower Devonian (Pragian) Ihandar formation, Pragian, Morocco
    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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