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  Kalchreuth
  Germany

Added:
march 2012
Last Modified:
march 2012

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Location description

Closed down clay quarry where clays from the Pliensbachian, part of the Jurassic period are exposed. Since the quarry closure the chances of finding nice fossils have been decreased. The fossils can be found loose in the sediment as well as in concretions.


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Directions

The quarry is located about 15 kilometers nort of Nürnberg in Germany.

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Finds

Ammonites (i.e. Pleuroceras), nautilus and crabs.

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