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august 2006
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august 2006

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Location description

In the Mainz basin there are sanddeposits from the Rupelian (part of the Oligocene period). In the past various fossils have been found here. The quarry in Weinheim bei Alzey is closed.

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Weinheim bei Alzey is located about 30 kilometres south of Mainz.

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Shark teeth, ray teeth, gastropods, fish remains, and bivalves.

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Other locations in the area

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Museum: Naturhistorisches Museum Mainz
Museum: Paleontologisches Museum Nierstein


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