Contribute knowledge and information to Fossiel.net!
How can I help?
Most Popular Fossil Locations
Gorges du Verdon, France
Exogyra USA F1214
In the surroundings of the large quarry in Skovde you can find fossils like trilobites. The quarry does not give you permission to collect fossils. The limestones are from the Ordovician period and are similar to the sediment in Kinnekulle.
Photo 2 of 3
Added by: webmaster on 22-03-2012
Do you have (more) photographs of this location? Please send your photographs using the Fossil Location Photo form!
Skövde is located south east of Kinnekulle. There is a large quarry with orthoceras limestone from the Ordovician period. The quarry is located just outside Skövde in the direction of Skara. The quarry does not give you permission to collect fossils. In the surrounding area there are some outcrops where I found fossil orthoceras and trilobites. The old quarry is totally overgrown and now a nature reserve. This area is closed between the first of february and the 15th of august.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
Literature recommended by members
No literature was added for this location.
Do you have (more) literature suggestions for this location? Please send your suggestion using the Literature form!
Other locations in the area
Fossil location: Hällekis ingang / entrance
Fossil location: Kinnekulle 1 (Kakeled)
Fossil location: Kinnekulle 2 (Hällekis)
Fossil location: Kinnekulle 3 Østerplana
Fossil location: Kinnekulle 4 Groeve Råbäck
Society: Skaraborgs Geologiska Sällskap: Falkängens hantverksby
Everybody using the fossil collecting location descriptions from this site has to respect the Collecting Code!
Search the Forum to find recent messages about this location.
Do you have additional info or corrections? REPORT