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Sea Urchin Oolopygus pyriformis small
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  NC Castle Hayne

august 2012
Last Modified:
august 2014

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Location description

Near Castle Hayne warm water limestone deposits are exposed. The deposits are from the Cretaceous period and the Eocene, part of the Paleogene period. The deposits are fossiliferous.

Update august 2014: collecting is only possible in a restricted area.

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Castle Hayne is located in the state of North Carolina. The quarry is located east of the town.

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Bivalves, fish teeth, fish bones, sharkj teeth, sea urchins, corals, gastropods, bryozoans, bones of whales (rare).

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