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august 2005
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Location description

In an abandoned quarry in the city of Opole you can find fossils in the soft limestone from the upper Cretaceous period. The quarry is about 50 metres deep.

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The city Opole is located in the southwest of Poland. The quarry is located is a citypart in the north of the city.

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Ammonites, bivalves (i.e. Inoceramus), sponges, brachiopods, ray teeth and shark teeth.

Go to the Opole Species List to identify your own finds!

Literature recommended by members

  • Niedzwiedzki and Kalina, 2003: Late Cretaceous sharks in the Opole Silesia region (SW Poland)
    Geologia Sudetica 35, 13–24.
    Added by FossilDude

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Krasiejów
Museum: Dinopark Krasiejów


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