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may 2003
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august 2004

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Location description

In Rüdersdorf there is a quarry where limestone from the Triassic period is exposed. You can find various fossils here.

In the nearby Museumpark you can learn about the history of the limestone quarries in the area. You can ask information about collecting and permission for collecting fossils in the area.

See the website of the Museumpark.

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The Rüdersdorf quarry.
Added by: KoenJ on 10-06-2015

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Rüdersdorf is located east of Berlin. From the eastern ringroad A10 take exit Rüdersdorf en follow the signs for "Museumpark". The quarry and the museum are located directly east of the village.

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Bivalves, gastropods and sometimes vertebrates from the Triassic period.

Literature recommended by members

  • Schroeder, J.H. et al., 1992: Führer zur Geologie von Berlin und Brandenburg No. 1: Die Struktur Rüdersdorf
    Een beschrijving van de geologie van de Muschelkalk in de omgeving van Rüdersdorf en de daarin meestvoorkomende mineralen en fossielen.
    Added by KoenJ

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Bad Freienwalde
Museum: Museum fur Naturkunde


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