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  Poggio Berni
  Italy

Added:
january 2017
Last Modified:
january 2017

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Location description

In the area around Poggio Berni, West-Southwest of Rimini, the Marecchia River Formation is exposed. This formation, consisting of light-grey, marly and silty clays, dates from the middle and late Pliocene. In total, this sedimentairy succession, deposited in a hemipelagic environment, has a stratigraphic thickness of almost 3 kilometer. This succession also comprises organic-rich sapropels. These exposures were formed in the 70s by erosion caused by the Marecchia river.


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In the area of Poggio Berni, along the Marecchia.

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Finds

These deposits are mostly known for their beautifully preserved shrimpfishes, Centriscus strigatus (Günther, 1861).

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