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Added in: january 2014
Last Modified in: january 2014

Location description:

The Solnhofen area is known for its fossils, but also for its Manganese Dendrites. These look like fossil mosses, but they are crystal structures which were formed between limestone layers.

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Solnhofen is located in the south of Germany. The minerals occur in the entire area. For a detailed description of the quarries see the Fossil Location description of this location.

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Calcite and Manganese Dendrites.

Other locations in the area
Fossil location: am Blumenberg
Fossil location: Bischberg
Fossil location: Mühlheim
Fossil location: Sengenthal
Fossil location: Solnhofer Bruch
Fossil location: Titting
Fossil location: Titting-Erkertshofen-Petersbuch
Fossil location: Weißenburg - Eichstatt
Museum: Burgermeister Müller Museum
Museum: Fossilien und Steindruck Museum
Museum: Jura-Museum Eichsätt
Museum: Museum Bergér

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