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In the Masslite quarry in Plainville. shales and sandstone from the Rhode Island formation from the Pennsylvanian, Carboniferous period are exposed. You can find various plant fossils and trace fossils here. Due to partly metamorphosis or the rocks the fossil plants became white, but are still well preserved. On sundays the quarry is not active, and collectors are looking for fossils here.
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Plainville is located in the southeast of Massachusetts state. The quarry is located two kilometers north of Plainville. There are several more quarries in the area, but the collecting possibilities are unknown.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
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