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  Kücknitz
  Germany

Added:
august 2012
Last Modified:
auguatus 2012

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Location description

Near Kücknitz is a sand and pebble quarry were fossils from many periods can be found. In the iceages boulders from Scandinavia, Denmark and local sediments were mixed together. The famous brown Holsteiner gestein can be found here. This is a local sediment from the Miocene, part of the Neogene period.


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Directions

Kücknitz is located in the north of Germany, north of Lübeck. Ask permission before entering the quarry.

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Finds

Miocene (Holsteiner gestein): bivalves, gastropods, crab remains, shark teeth. Danian and Cretaceous: Sea urchins, belemnites, bivalves (i.e. glycymeris) Paleozoic: Corals

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Museum: Die Lübecker Museen
Museum: Schleswig-Holsteinischen Eiszeitmuseum

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