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Aragonite crystal middle
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january 2003
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january 2003

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Location description

West of Boltaña in northern Spain there is a enormous fold in the sediments. The sediments consist of limestone and marls from the Eocene (part of the Paleogene period).

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The large 'anticline' fold west of Boltaña.
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Boltaña is located west of Ainsa in the middle of the Spanish Pyrenees. Fossils are found west of Boltaña in the limestone deposits.

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In the limestone you can find several species of foraminifers. Also fossil crabs and sea urchins are found in the area.

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