In an old marl quarry near Liesberg fosils from the Oxfordian, part of the upper Jurassic period can be found. In the quarry surfice collecting is allowed if you do not disturb the nature. It can be very muddy here. Best collecting is after rain.
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Liesberg is located in the northwest of Switserland, southwest of Basel.
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Corals, brachiopods, bivalves, crinoids, gastropods, ammonites, belemnites, bryozoans, sea urchins and sea urchin spines.
Go to the Liesberg Species List
to identify your own finds!
Literature recommended by members
- Gygi, R.A., 1990: The Oxfordian ammonite succession near Liesberg BE and Péry BE, northern Switzerland
Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 83 (1), 177-199.
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Other locations in the area
Fossil location: La Reuchenette
Geology location: Lommiswil
Museum: Naturhistorisches Museum Basel
Museum: Naturhistorisches Museum Bern
Museum: Naturmuseum Solothurn
Museum: Sauriermuseum Bellach
Society: Mineralien- und Fossilienverein Basel
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