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  Rochefort
  Belgium

Added:
january 2014
Last Modified:
january 2014

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Location description

In the region of Rochefort, fossils from the Devonian period can be found at various locations. These layers form part of the so-called 'Calestienne'.


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Directions

Various locations, e.g. in quarries, on fields or roadsides, and also temporary sites associated with construction works.

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Finds

The region shows a rich middle devonian fauna, with fossils like brachiopods, trilobites and coral fossils.

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Literature recommended by members

  • Van Viersen, AP & Prescher, H, 2008: Devonian Proetidae (Trilobita) from the Ardennes Massif (Belgium, N France) and the Eifel Hills (W Germany). In: STEURBAUT, E., JAGT, J.W.M. & JAGT-YAZYKOVA, E.A. (Eds), Annie V. Dhondt Memorial Volume. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre, 78: 9-29.
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