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In the Martin-Marietta quarry near Cross, limestone from the Eocene and sands from the Pliocene, part of the Paleogene and Neogene periods are exposed. The limestone and sands are very fossiliferous. On top is a layer of Pleistocene sands, but no fossils can be found in this layer.
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Cross is located in central South Carolina, northwest of Charleston. The quarry is located west of Cross, at the County Line Road.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
Limestone: Bivalves, brachiopods, sea urchins, sea urchin spines, bryozoans. Whalebones, shark teeth, ray teeth and crabs are rare. Sands: Bivalves, gastropods, sea urchins, bryozoans, barnacles, shark and ray teeth (rare).
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