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april 2019
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Location description

Near the Sor Tuzbair salt march, Eocene strata are outrcropping. These strata are rich in shark teeth.

In the commercial fossil trade, the name of this locality is often misspelled as "Tushbair". 

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Look for the Sor Tuzbair "solonchak" (salt marsh) located in the Mangystau region in the south-east of Kazakhstan. The outcrops are to the North of the salt marsh. 

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Eocene shark teeth

There are 6 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
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