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The Balearic islands are Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera and are part of Spain. The islands consist of deposits from the Triassic, Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Neogene periods. During the Jurassic and Cretaceous limestone deposits were formed in the Tethys ocean. The limestone contains many foraminifers of the species Globigerina.
In the museum “Museu Balear de Ciències Naturals” near the botanical gardens of Sóller has a large collection of fossils. The Bauçà collection contains many fossil fish. The museum is located in Sóller, about 25 kilometres north of Palma.
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Added by: Robii on 21-03-2012
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In the Sóller valley on Mallorca you can find fossil plants from the Miocene and Pliocene (part of the Neogene period). At the coast south of Llucmayor you can see a fossil coralreef. The Jurassic limestone in the area of Serra Tramuntana / Sierra del Norte is rich in fossils.
Other location outside Mallorca are not known to me, but you can probably find some fossils at the coast.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
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