Shark tooth in matrix

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Description

This tooth belonged to an Otodus obliques shark which was related to the modern mackerel shark. Scientists estimate that it may have grown up to 30' in length. Ododus was a wide-spread species, its remains have been found in Africa, Asia, North America, and Europe.  The Teeth of this shark are large (up to 4") with smooth cutting edges.
This specimen is in its original matrix. It has not been put back on the rock.

Dimensions: Average size: 4" Including matrix

Provenance: Phosphate mines of Khouribgha, Morocco

Age: Paleocene 65.5 - 55.8 MYO

Type: Representative specimen