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Caryospongia globosa Overijssel large
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january 2014
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january 2014

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Location description

In a limestone quarry at Capanema various types of fossils can be found. The fossils are found in the marine limestone formation Pirabas from the lower Miocene, part of the Neogene period. Sandstone is also found in the quarry. The limestone is mined for cement production. Opportunities for permission to search here are unknown.

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Capanema located in the province of Para in northern Brazil. The quarry is located about 15 kilometers north of the city.

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Bivalves, corals, gastropods, sea urchins, ostracods, bryozoa, sponges, fish remains.

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