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  La Calamine

march 2012
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Location description

In this old quarry the Aachen sands are exposed. These sediments are deposited in the Santonian, part of the upper Cretaceous period. In the quarry fossil wood and other fossils have been found in the past.

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Overview exposures of the Aachen sands (Grondboor en Hamer 1962).
Added by: GeoEd on 10-08-2012

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La Calamine is located about 10 kilometers southwest of Aachen (Germany).

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Silicified wood, pine cones, twigs and leaves.

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Literature recommended by members

  • W.M. Felder e.a., 1962: Overzicht der ontsluitingen van het Akens Zand
    gelegen op de Nederlandse Topografische kaart schaal 1:25.000 (No 62D+G). Uitgave Grondboor en Hamer van de NGV No 6, december 1962.\r\nCa 70 pag, 30 kaarten, ca 70 ontsluitingen.
    Added by GeoEd
  • www.ngi.be, Dynamisch: topomapviewer
    http://www.ngi.be/topomapviewer/public?lang=nl&level=9&mapcenter=%7B%22x%22%3A766407%2C%22y%22%3A658356%7D&layers=%7B%22autoMap%22%3Atrue%2C%22baseMaps%22%3A%5B%5B%22TOPO10%22%2C100%5D%5D%2C%22aerialMaps%22%3A%5B%5D%2C%22overlayMaps%22%3A%5B%5D%7D&\r\n\r\nTopografie, geologie en luchtfoto\'s
    Added by GeoEd

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