In the quarry near Neidenfels (Satteldorf) sediments from the Muschelkalk (Ladinian) and Keuper, part of the Triassic period, are exposed. A crinoid limestone layer, a ceratite layer and a spiriferina layer can be seen.
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Neidenfels is located about 75 kilometers south of Würzburg in the middle of Germany. There is a second quarry Satteldorf-Heldenmühle north of Crailsheim.
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In the crinoid limestone you can find nice crinoid tops (Encrinus liliiformis). Bivalves, brachiopods, ceratites, sea urchins (cidaris), fish teeth, ammonites and sometimes even Nothosaurus.
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