HOME Fossil Locations Boltaña, Spain
Facebook Fossiel.net In English Please In het Nederlands

Announcements


Contribute knowledge and information to Fossiel.net!
How can I help?

Most Popular Fossil Locations

Fossil from Fossil ID system

Georockshop
Aragonite crystal middle
3.50 EUR



  Boltaña
  Spain

Added:
january 2003
Last Modified:
january 2003

>> View All Locations

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).


Photo 1 of 1


The large 'anticline' fold west of Boltaña.
Added by: webmaster on 23-06-2011

Do you have (more) photographs of this location? Please send your photographs using the Fossil Location Photo form!

Directions

Boltaña is located west of Ainsa in the middle of the Spanish Pyrenees. Fossils are found west of Boltaña in the limestone deposits.

Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.

Finds

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

There are 36 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
Go to the Boltaña Species List to identify your own finds!

Literature recommended by members

No literature was added for this location.

Do you have (more) literature suggestions for this location? Please send your suggestion using the Literature form!

Other locations in the area

No locations were found in the region. Do you know a new location? Please report Here.

Colophon

Everybody using the fossil collecting location descriptions from this site has to respect the Collecting Code!
Search the Forum to find recent messages about this location.
Do you have additional info or corrections? REPORT



0