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1.95 EUR



  Bad Boll
  Germany

Added:
august 2012
Last Modified:
august 2012

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Location description

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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Directions

Bad Boll is located southeast of Stuttgart in the west of Germany.

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Finds

Bivalves, crinoids, belemnites and fish remains.

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Thanks to Jasper Ponstein for extending the description.

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