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october 2006
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Various finds from the Cretaceous period. Famous finds from these quarries are the large sea urchins Echinocorys gr. conoidea, mostly in pieces of flint. The Zeven Wegen Member is rich in belemnites.

There are 30 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
Go to the Haccourt Species List to identify your own finds!


A Stratigraphic Column from this location is available. You can use the column to find specific layers at the location.

Literature recommended by members

  • Jagt and Jagt-Yazykova, 2018: Stratigraphical ranges of tegulated inoceramid bivalves in the type area of the Maastrichtian Stage (Belgium, the Netherlands)
    Cretaceous Research 87, 385-394
    Added by FossilDude
  • Jagt, J.W.M., 2019: Met vissenschubben bekleed - het sporenfossiel Lepidenteron lewesiensis uit het Krijt van Luik-Limburg
    GEA 52 (1), maart 2019
    Added by FossilDude
  • Keutgen et al., 2010: Stratigraphy of the upper Vijlen Member (Gulpen Formation; Maastrichtian) in northeast Belgium, the southeast Netherlands and the Aachen area (Germany), with special reference to belemnitellid cephalopods
    Netherlands Journal of Geosciences — Geologie en Mijnbouw | 89 – 2 | 109 - 136
    Added by FossilDude
  • Mulder, W.A., et al., 1998: Preliminary observations on the stratigraphic distributon of Late Cretaceous marine and terrestrial reptiles from the Maastrichtian type area (SE Netherlards, NE Belgium)
    Oryctos, 1: 55-64
    Added by FossilDude
  • Taverne, L.& Goolaerts, S., 2015: The dercetid fishes (Teleostei, Aulopiformes) from the Maastrichtian (Late Cretaceous) of Belgium and the Netherlands
    Geologica Belgica 18: 21–30. https://popups.uliege.be:443/1374-8505/index.php?id=4794.
    Added by FossilDude

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Thanks to Ger Cremers for sending this description.

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