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  Arcen
  The Netherlands

Added:
october 2006
Last Modified:
october 2006







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Finds

Most known finds from this area are the agates in many forms and colors. Fossils from the Devonian, Carboniferous, Jurassic, Cretaceous, Eocene and Pliocene are found between the pebbles. You have to get used to collecting between the pebbles, but it is possible to find trilobites, sea urchins, corals, sponges, brachiopods, crinoids and other fossils.

There are 29 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
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Literature recommended by members

  • A.P. van Viersen, 2005: Devoontrilobieten uit het Limburgse riviergrind. Grondboor & Hamer, 59 (2): 17-23.
    Beschrijving van trilobieten.
    Added by radiaspis
  • A.P. van Viersen & G. Cremers, 2007: Eerste vondst van de trilobiet Burmeisterella in het riviergrind van Arcen, Nederlands Limburg. Grondboor & Hamer, 61 (5): 123-124.
    Beschrijving van een Burmeisterella gevonden in het riviergrind.
    Added by radiaspis
  • J.W.M. Jagt, 2001: Limburgse trilobieten. Gea, 34 (3): 31-35
    Added by radiaspis
  • J.W.M. Jagt, 2002: Nog meer Limburgse trilobieten. Gea, 35 (4): 26-28.
    Added by radiaspis

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Museum: Klok en Peel Museum
Museum: Natuurmuseum Nijmegen

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Thanks to Ger Cremers for sending this description.

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