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  Muscat
  Oman

Added:
january 2014
Last Modified:
january 2014

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Location description

Near Muscat limestone deposits from  the Jafnayn Formation from the Eocene are exposes at the coast. The limeston contains various types of fossils.

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Directions

Muscat is located on the coast of northern Oman. The site is located 10 kilometers southeast of Muscat on the coast. Undoubtedly there are more places further from Muscat where you can find fossils from the Eocene.
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Finds

Gastropods (eg. large Campanile), bivalves, corals, sea urchins, nautilus.

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Other locations in the area

Museum: Oman Natural History Museum

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