Contribute knowledge and information to Fossiel.net!
How can I help?
Most Popular Fossil Locations
Gorges du Verdon, France
Vanadinite on Barite small
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.
Do you have (more) photographs of this location? Please send your photographs using the Fossil Location Photo form!
Gafsa is located in central Tunisia. The phosphate mines are about 20 to 50 kilometers south-east and east of Gafsa.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
Literature recommended by members
No literature was added for this location.
Do you have (more) literature suggestions for this location? Please send your suggestion using the Literature form!
Other locations in the area
Fossil location: Djebel Onk
Everybody using the fossil collecting location descriptions from this site has to respect the Collecting Code!
Search the Forum to find recent messages about this location.
Do you have additional info or corrections? REPORT