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  Tabligbo
  Togo

Added:
january 2014
Last Modified:
january 2014

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Location description

In Tabligbo in Togo phosforite is extracted in an open pit mine on a large scale. In the phosphate deposits various types of fossils are present. Also limestone for cement production is being quarried. The phosphorite comes from the Maastrichtian (Cretaceous period) to Eocene (Paleogene period).


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Directions

Tabligbo is located in the southeast of Togo, about 100 kilometers northeast of Lomé.

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Finds

Shark teeth and probably other types of fossils known from similar deposits in other locations.

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