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  IN Speed

august 2012
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august 2012

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Location description

In the Essroc quarry in Speed, limestone from the Jeffersonville and North Vernon formations from the middle Devonian period and Louisville limestone from the Silurian period are exposed. The quarry is large but shallow. Local geological societies regularly organize excursions to this quarry.

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Speed is located north of Louisville (Kentucky) in Indiana state. The quarry is located northeast of Speed.

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Brachiopods, gastropods, trilobites, corals, crinoids, bryozoans, cephalopods, fish teeth (Coelacanth).

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Other locations in the area

Fossil location: Fisherville
Fossil location: Jeffersonville (Atkins quarry)
Fossil location: Madison
Society: KYANA Geological Society: Louisville Nature Center


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