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march 2003
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Location description

In the Penela area there are marls from the lower Jurassic period, with fossils like ammonites.

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Penela is located in the middle of Portugal halfway between Porto and Lisbon. Along the Condeixa - Penela road there are hills of marl without vegetation. In the marls you can find the fossils. You can also find fossils west of Penela, northwest of Rabacal.

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Mainly ammonites, also brachiopods and belemnites.

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