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  Beer Sheva
  Israel

Added:
january 2014
Last Modified:
january 2014

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Location description

In Be'er Sheva the Mishash Formation from the Campanian, Cretaceous period is exposed. This formation consists of phosphate what is mined actively. The phosphate deposits contain various types of brown colored fossils.


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Directions

Be'er Sheva is located in the south of Israel in the Negev desert. The phosphate mines are located about 50 kilometers southeast of the city. Outside the mines, the Mishash is exposed because of the sparse vegetation.

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Finds

Various types of shark teeth.

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