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Gadolinium vial element Gd
At the coast of the Maltese island of Gozo, you can find various fossils, including sea urchins. The limestone is from the Miocene and Oligocene (part of the Neogene and Paleogene periods). De layers in Malta dip to the northwest.
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Detail of a sea urchin in the rocks near Dwejra on Gozo. Photo: A.N. van Daatselaar
Added by: admin on 14-03-2012
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Thanks to A.N. van Daatselaar for sending this description.
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