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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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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Shark teeth and various other fossils from the Paleogene.
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