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  SC Cross
  USA

Added:
august 2012
Last Modified:
august 2012

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Location description

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.

The limestone is from the Santee formation from the middle Eocene. On top of this are the sands of the Duplin formation from the Pliocene. With permission it is possible to collect fossils here.


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Directions

Cross is located in central South Carolina, northwest of Charleston. The quarry is located west of Cross, at the County Line Road.

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Finds

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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