3.4" Eocene Otodus Shark Tooth Fossil in Rock - Huge Tooth!

This is a massive, 3.4" fossil tooth of the extinct, giant mackerel shark, Otodus obliquus, from the phosphate deposits in the Oulad Abdoun Basin of Morocco. It is Eocene in age, or approximately 54 million years old.

There is a repair going through the left root lobe. This is one of the largest Otodus teeth that we have had.

It comes with an acrylic display stand.

Otodus is an extinct mackerel (Lamniformes) shark that lived during the Eocene, approximately 54 million years ago. This is the same family of sharks that includes the Great White and there were likely a distant ancestor to the Megalodon. These teeth are collected during phosphate mining operations near Khouribga, Morocco. While teeth of Otodus are common fossils at these mines, large, good quality specimens are hard to find as they are often destroyed by the mining equipment.
Otodus obliquus
Oulad Abdoun Basin, Morocco
Phosphate Deposits
3.4" tooth
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