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From spring intil autumn you can visit quarry 't Rooth every saturday. This is organised by the 'NGV afdeling Limburg'. You don't have to be a member, and it is free. It is a small quarry, also suitable for children.
Update 2016: the quarry is not open to visitors anymore
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't Rooth quarry.
Added by: Pleydellia on 21-03-2012
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The quarry is located east of Maastricht in the south east of The Netherlands. For instructions and directions, see the website above.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
You can find various fossils in quarry 't Rooth: belemnites (i.e. Belemnitella junior), bivalves (i.e. Alectryonia Ungulata), corals, bryozoa, small sponges (Porosphaeridae globularis), sea urchins (i.e. Hemipneustes), shark teeth (rare), foraminifers (i.e. Lepidorbitoides socialis), and serpulids. Crabs (Protocalianassa faujasi) are common.
A Stratigraphic Column from this location is available. You can use the column to find specific layers at the location.
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