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On top of the pass Passo del Furlo you can find fossils (mainly ammonites) in the footpaths. Also in the vally at Furlo itself you can find fossils. The fossils come from the Pliensbachian, part of the lower Jurassic period.
In the Gola del Furlo reserve is an ammonite exhibition with finds from the area. Officially fossil collecting in Italy is not allowed.
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The old quarry at the Furlo Gorge from above. At the top you can clearly see the red ammonite-bearing layer.
Added by: FossilDude on 31-08-2015
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Passo del Furlo is located about 50 kilometers south of Rimini in the Apenines. This area is located at the line of Fano (in the Marche-PU) at the east coast, about 35 kilometers from the sea.
The quarry at Pianacce can be reached by taking the road up at Ristorante Algergo Furlo.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
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Thanks to Mathilde Schipperheijn for sending this description.
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