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Crinoid head F4242
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  Gafsa
  Tunisia

Added:
january 2014
Last Modified:
january 2014

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Location description

In the region of Gafsa in Tunisia there are many phosphate mines where phosphate-rich deposits are extracted. The phosphate deposits date from the Eocene, part of the Paleogene period and contain various kinds of fossils.


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Directions

Gafsa is located in central Tunisia. The phosphate mines are about 20 to 50 kilometers south-east and east of Gafsa.

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Finds

Shark teeth and various other fossils from the Paleogene.

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