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december 2013
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december 2013

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Location description

Until the mid 20th century limestone was extracted in this old quarry. The limestone originates from the Kimmeridgian, wich is part of the Jurassic era. The fossil-bearing strata are located halfway up in the quarry. Use the pathway, climbing the walls of this quarry is dangerous.

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The quarry is located northeast of Pötzen, southwest of Hanover.

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Brachiopods are extremely common, various bivalves and gastropods and the sea urchin Hemicidaris hoffmanni.

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Museum: Besucher-Bergwerk und Museum Kleinenbremen
Society: Arbeitskreis Paläontologie Hannover (not exact location)


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