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Behind a cosmetics company that makes cosmetics from limestone you can collect fossils on friday afternoon at the first friday of the month between april and october. See http://www.stuttgart-tourist.de/suchen-buchen/a-jurafangowerk-bad-boll.
The Bad Boll quarry consists of Posidonia shales from the lower Toarcian, part of the Jurassic period. The Posidonia shales are knows as lagerstätte, a formation containing fossils with exceptional preservation.
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Bad Boll is located southeast of Stuttgart in the west of Germany.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
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Society: Stuttgarter Mineralien- und Fossilienfreunde: Restaurant
Thanks to Jasper Ponstein for extending the description.
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