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  Ketton
  Great Britain

Added:
august 2012
Last Modified:
august 2012

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Location description

In a very large quarry near Ketton sediments from the Jurassic period are exposed. Sediments from the Oolite series up to the Oxfordclay are exposed. The Blisworth limestone is most fossiliferous. The limestone consists on oolite (small nodules of chalk).

In this active quarry groups can get permission in advance. The best way to collect here is to join an organized excursion.


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Directions

Ketton is located in Lincolnshire in the east of England, northwest of Peterborough. The quarry is located north of Ketton.

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Finds

Sea urchins, bivalves, shark teeth, corals, brachiopods, ammonites, traces and bones of dinosaurs, remains of other reptiles, and fish. The mineral gypsum can be found here.

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Melton Mowbray (Tilton)
Fossil location: Melton Mowbray (White Lodge / Eaton )
Fossil location: Whittlesey (Kings Dyke active quarry)

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