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  St. Margarethen

july 2012
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july 2012

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Location description

In the Römersteinbruch quarry in St. Margarethen fossils from the Badenian, middle Miocene (part of the Neogene period) are found in the Leithakalk limestone. In the quarry reef sediments are exposed. The largest part of the quarry is now a park where collect is not allowed. In the rest of the quarry fossils can still be found.

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St. Margarethen is located in the southeast of Austria, south of Vienna.

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Bivalves, sea urchins, fish remains, plant remains, gastropods, shark teeth and foraminifers.

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Müllendorf
Museum: Naturhistorisches Museum Wien
Museum: Slovak Natural History Museum


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