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july 2012
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Location description

In a clay quarry in Mistelgau sediments from the lower and middle Jurassic period are exposed. These sediments are known for its belemnites which occur in massive numbers in a specific layer. The quarry will be reopened in 2013 as a geopark with collecting possibilities.

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May 2006
Added by: Pleydellia on 20-11-2012

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Mistelgau is located southwest of Bayreuth, in the southeast of Germany.

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Belemnites, ammonites. Rare finds Ichtyosaur.

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