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Igneous rock: Trachite
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april 2003
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april 2003

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Location description

At the coast in central Portugal you can find various fossils in the sandstones and limestones from the Cenomanian (part of the Cretaceous period).

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Ericeira is located northwest of the city of Lisbon. You can collect to the north and to the south from Ericeira.

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Bivalves, gastropods and sea urchins.

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Baleal
Fossil location: Peniche
Fossil location: Praia Grande
Museum: Museu da Lourinha
Museum: Museu de Historia Natural de Sintra
Museum: Museu Geologico de Portugal
Museum: Museu Nacional de Historia Natural e da Ciencia
Society: Clube Português de Mineralogia: Museu de Historia Natural


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