In the Martin Marietta quarry in Rocky Point sediments from the Cretaceous and the Eocene, part of the Paleogene period are exposed. The limestone is fossiliferous.
The quarry permits collectors on thursday and friday afternoon. Only when there is no blasting.
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Rocky Point is located in the southeast of North Carolina. The quarry is located southeast of the town.
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Shark teeth, fish teeth, sea urchins (Cretaceous: i.e. Hardouinia kellumi), shark vertabrae.
There are 10 photographs of fossils from this location in our Fossil ID System.
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Other locations in the area
Fossil location: Castle Hayne
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