2.2" Otodus Shark Tooth Fossil In Rock - Eocene

 
This is a large fossil tooth of the extinct, giant mackerel shark, Otodus obliquus. It's Eocene in age, approximately 54 million years old and comes from the phosphate deposits near Khouribga, Morocco. This tooth is still embedded in the natural rock it was found in. a small portion of the rock has been remounted to this rock to assist with stability of the tooth.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

These teeth are collected during the massive phosphate mining operations. While teeth of Otodus are very common fossils at the mines, large, good quality specimens are hard to find as they are often destroyed by the mining equipment.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Otodus obliquus
LOCATION
Khouribga, Morocco
FORMATION
Phosphate Deposits
SIZE
Tooth 2.2" long, Rock is 3.3x2.8"
ITEM
#87012
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