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Gerastos F2133
17.50 EUR

  Great Britain

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.

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

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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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