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  • Although similar teeth occur in the phosphorite beds of South Carolina, which may have been transported from elsewhere, no undoubted remains of Megatherium are known from North America.
  • The name seems to have been given originally to the Spanish phosphorite, probably because it phosphoresced when heated.
  • Stein in 1866 from the locality Staffel, in the valley of the Lower Lahn, where (as also in the valley of its tributary the Dill) large deposits of phosphorite occur.
  • Dahllite is a Norwegian phosphorite, containing calcium carbonate, named in 1888 by W.
  • Osteolite is a white earthy phosphorite occurring in the clefts of basaltic rocks, named in 1851 by J.

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