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The Sierra Chacaico is a moutain ridge that comprises fossil rich deposits dating from the Lower Bajocian (Middle Jurassic). These deposits are part of the Neuquén Basin, in western-central Argentian. Especially the area South of the town of Zapala is famous for the ammonite bearing deposits.
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The layered deposits of the Lajas Formation are easily recognizable from the road. To reach the outcrops one has to go down from the road by foot, cross the stream and walk up the slope on the other side.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
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