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Fossil hunting in the Geistthal-formation (Santonian - lower Campanian), Gosau basin of Kainach, Styria, Austria
FranzBernhard posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsFossil hunting in the Santonian - lower Campanian Geistthal-formation of the Gosau basin of Kainach, Eastern Alps (Styria, Austria) As a whole, the Gosau basin of Kainach - St. Bartholomä is not very fossiliferous. In contrast to the St. Bartholomä-formation with its rudists etc., the other, much more extensive formations, especially the very extensive, somewhat tubititic Afling-formation, are generally very poor in fossils. Some are known, eg. ammonites, but their occurrences are rather elusive. One exception - or at least in part - are Trochactaeon snails. They are kn
On the hottest day of the year (104°F) we made our field-trip to the chalk-quarry of Hoever, Northern Germany of Lower Campanian age. A local collector gave us his collection of bigger foraminifera. In one of these big Flabellinas (6000µm large) there are 1000 or more smaller foraminifera, like Heterolicids.