HOME Fossil Locations Kunrade, The Netherlands
Facebook Fossiel.net In English In het Nederlands


Contribute knowledge and information to Fossiel.net!
How can I help?

Most Popular Fossil Locations

Fossil from Fossil ID system


  The Netherlands

december 2006
Last Modified:
november 2017

>> View All Locations
This location is closed or not accessible anymore !!!

Location description

In the area around Kunrade there have been many temporary exposures of the so-called Kunrade Limestone. The Kunrade Facies is part of the Maastricht Formation and dates from the Maastrichtian. The most important location, the Kunrader Quarry, was closed, but has reopened in 2012 (but at the moment temporarily closed, see this topic for info in Dutch). The former nature reserve is excavated once more, and the owner allows for group or individual visits for a fee. More information can be found at their website.

Photo 1 of 3

Stones in the quarry
Added by: Nightgoddess on 29-08-2013

Do you have (more) photographs of this location? Please send your photographs using the Fossil Location Photo form!


The Kunderberg is located close to Kunrade, in the southeast of The Netherlands. From the highway A2 Maastricht, follow Valkenburg/Heerlen/Aachen. Take the exit n° 6 Voerendaal, in the direction of Valkenburgerweg. First left to Valkenburgerweg, then turn right to Bergseweg. For your GPS device: Bergseweg 30 - 6367 HB - Voerendaal (NL).

Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.


Bryozoans, ammonites, belemnites, corals, trace fossils and shark teeth and other fossils from the Cretaceous period.

There are 10 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
Go to the Kunrade Species List to identify your own finds!

Literature recommended by members

No literature was added for this location.

Do you have (more) literature suggestions for this location? Please send your suggestion using the Literature form!

Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Aachen Grünenthal
Fossil location: Aachen: Lousberg
Fossil location: Albertkanaal
Fossil location: Beutenaken
Fossil location: Bilzen-Rijkoven
Fossil location: Blom
Fossil location: Brunssum
Fossil location: Curfs groeve
Fossil location: Eben-Emael (Marnebel)
Fossil location: Eben-Emael (Romontbos)
Fossil location: Elsloo
Fossil location: ENCI Maastricht
Fossil location: Epen
Fossil location: Eygelshoven
Fossil location: Haccourt (CBR groeve / quarry)
Fossil location: Haccourt (Hallembaye groeve / quarry)
Fossil location: Herve
Fossil location: Heure-le-Romain
Fossil location: La Calamine / Kelmis
Fossil location: Liège (Beyne-Heusay)
Fossil location: Liège (Blegny)
Fossil location: Liège (Terril de Bonne Fortune)
Fossil location: Limburgse kolenmijnen (Voormalige Maurits mijn)
Fossil location: Plombières
Fossil location: Schneeberg
Fossil location: Selzerbeek
Fossil location: Sprimont (Rue du Lac Bleu)
Fossil location: Sprimont (Rue du Pont)
Fossil location: Sprimont (Rue Joseph Potier)
Fossil location: Stein
Fossil location: t Rooth
Fossil location: Tegelen
Fossil location: Ubach over Worms
Geology location: Epen (Cotessergroeve)
Geology location: Epen (Heimansgroeve)
Geology location: Groeve Blankenberg
Geology location: Grottes de Remouchamps
Geology location: Ninglinspo
Geology location: Sint Pietersberg
Museum: NHMM Maastricht
Society: Mente-et-Malleo, De IJzeren Man


Thanks to Arantxa Vos

Everybody using the fossil collecting location descriptions from this site has to respect the Collecting Code!
Search the Forum to find recent messages about this location.
Do you have additional info or corrections? REPORT