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
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Literature recommended by members
- Niedzwiedzki and Kalina, 2003: Late Cretaceous sharks in the Opole Silesia region (SW Poland)
Geologia Sudetica 35, 13–24.
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Other locations in the area
Fossil location: Krasiejów
Museum: Dinopark Krasiejów
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