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  Beith
  Great Britain

Added:
august 2012
Last Modified:
october 2014

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Location description

In the quarry Trearne near Beith shales and limestone from the Pennsylvanian, Carboniferous period are exposed. The best layers to collect fossils are the dark shales. Ask for permission before entering.

Please follow the Scottish Fossil.Code on your visit.


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Directions

Beith is located in the west of Scotland, west of Glasgow.

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Finds

Brachiopods, corals, gastropods, crinoids. Sometimes parts of trilobites and shark teeth.

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Lady Burn
Museum: Fossil Grove
Society: Geological Society of Glasgow: Gregory Building
Society: Harrow and Hillingdon Geological Society: Cavendish Pavilion

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