Contribute knowledge and information to Fossiel.net!
How can I help?
Most Popular Fossil Locations
Gorges du Verdon, France
Brachiopod Rhynchonella Morocco
12 march 2019
12 march 2019
During contruction works at the TGV overpass at Herve, in the year 2005, there were temporary outcrops of the Vaals Formation (Campanian, Cretaceous). The presence of glauconite in the sediments gives it a grey-greenish color. These deposits overlay the "Herve Smectite".
The contruction works have now been finished, and the outcrops are no longer accessible.
Do you have (more) photographs of this location? Please send your photographs using the Fossil Location Photo form!
The overpass is situated between 2 streets: the Rue de José and the Sur les Vignes. On the E40 from Brussels to Aken, take exit 37 Herve, go to the right (N3 in the direction of Herve). Subsequently, go right on the Rue d'Ensival (in the direction of José), and eventually go left onto the Rue de José. The overpass cannot be missed.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
The finds are characteristic for the Vaals Formation, including Gyrolithes davreuxi (De Saporta, 1884)
Literature recommended by members
No literature was added for this location.
Do you have (more) literature suggestions for this location? Please send your suggestion using the Literature form!
Other locations in the area
Fossil location: Aachen Grünenthal
Fossil location: Aachen: Lousberg
Fossil location: Barvaux
Fossil location: Beutenaken
Fossil location: Bilzen-Rijkoven
Fossil location: Blom
Fossil location: Brunssum
Fossil location: Curfs groeve
Fossil location: Eben-Emael (Marnebel)
Fossil location: Eben-Emael (Romontbos)
Fossil location: Elsloo
Fossil location: ENCI Maastricht
Fossil location: Epen
Fossil location: Eygelshoven
Fossil location: Haccourt (CBR groeve / quarry)
Fossil location: Haccourt (Hallembaye groeve / quarry)
Fossil location: Heure-le-Romain
Fossil location: Hotton
Fossil location: Kunderberg
Fossil location: La Calamine / Kelmis
Fossil location: Liège (Beyne-Heusay)
Fossil location: Liège (Blegny)
Fossil location: Liège (Terril de Bonne Fortune)
Fossil location: Limburgse kolenmijnen (Voormalige Maurits mijn)
Fossil location: Marche en Famenne
Fossil location: Plombières
Fossil location: Schneeberg
Fossil location: Selzerbeek
Fossil location: Sprimont (Rue du Lac Bleu)
Fossil location: Sprimont (Rue du Pont)
Fossil location: Sprimont (Rue Joseph Potier)
Fossil location: Stein
Fossil location: t Rooth
Fossil location: Ubach over Worms
Geology location: Durbuy anticline
Geology location: Epen (Cotessergroeve)
Geology location: Epen (Heimansgroeve)
Geology location: Groeve Blankenberg
Geology location: Grottes de Remouchamps
Geology location: Ninglinspo
Geology location: Sint Pietersberg
Mineral location: Vielsalm
Museum: NHMM Maastricht
Thanks to Tom Vercammen
Everybody using the fossil collecting location descriptions from this site has to respect the Collecting Code!
Search the Forum to find recent messages about this location.
Do you have additional info or corrections? REPORT