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february 2004
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Location description

At this site in central Portugal you can find various fossils in shales from the Ordovician period.

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Small trilobite (15 mm)
Added by: onsmartin on 19-11-2013

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Luso is located in central Portugal, about 20 kilometres north of Coimbra. The site is in the mountainrange "Serra do Buçaco" southeast of Luso in the direction of the village of Cácemes.

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Bivalves, brachiopods, trilobites, gastropods, graptolites and ostracods.

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Montemor o Velho
Fossil location: Penela
Museum: Museu da Ciência Universidade de Coimbra
Museum: Museu da Pedra


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