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Sediment: Halite Rock Salt large
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august 2004
Last Modified:
august 2004

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Location description

In the area around Hinge en Ølst in the north of Denmark several claypits are located. In these quarries claylayers from the upper Paleocene and Eocene (part of the Paleogene period) are exposed. In the clay you can find various fossils.

You can ask for permission at the Leca factory in Hinge or the Optiroc in Ølst.

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Hinge and Ølst are located south of the city of Randers in the norh of the Jutland region, Denmark.

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Many kinds of small shark teeth (3-4 millimetres, larger teeth are less common), shark vertabrae, fish remains and crabs (rare).

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Dalbyover
Society: Jysk Stenklubs: Åby Bibliotek


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