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Whale hearing bone F4253
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  Rossum
  The Netherlands

Added:
march 2012
Last Modified:
march 2012

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Location description

In the area of Rossum, clay from the Oligocene, part of the Paleogene period is found near the surface. In the far history the clay was quarried.

The clay contains phosphorite nodules, sometimes containing fossils. The nodules must be split to extract the fossils.


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Directions

The area is located east of Rossum in the east of The Neterlands.

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Finds

Shark teeth, fish scales, nummulites, petrified wood and sometimes very small ray teeth.

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