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Location description

At Baron there used to be an old quarry with the Barthonian layers Sables de Beauchamps -Niveau a Cérithium tiarella - Niveau a Cérithium tuberculosum, Sables d'Ermenonville -Niveau a Potamides mixtus and the Sables de Guépelle -Niveau a Batillaria bouei - Niveau a Bayania lactea.This location is situated in the Paris Basin and comprises mollusc faunas characteristic for this basin.

Nowadays, this quarry has been turned into a landfill.

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Baron is situated about 12 km east-southeast of Senlis. The quarry was on the western side of the D100, about 2.5 km south of Baron.

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Mollusk faunas characteristic for the Paris Basin.

Literature recommended by members

  • Raven, H., 1977: Baron, een groeve in het Bekken van Parijs
    in: [s.d.] Vita Marina Zeebiol. Doc. Fossielen. Vita Marina Zeebiologische Dokumentatie: zeebiologie, zeeaquariologie, malacologie, : pp. 43-54
    Added by FossilDude

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Museum: Muséum national d Histoire naturelle


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