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Hello everyone! Its winter now and I am in Bulgaria, therefore I do not have many options for fossil hunting so I invest in research! What else to do with lots of cold... I visited the Natural History museum of Sofia, saw some localities but did not manage to pinpoint them on map. Searching the whole area around 100km diameter I found this publication https://www.researchgate.net/publication/233502325_Late_Valanginian-Hauterivian_cephalopod_fauna_from_the_Stara_Planina_Mountain_eastern_Serbia It is ideal for me, weather permitting of course. The locality is called Vladikina Ploča, 43.191028, 22.742052 , 3KM NW of Rsovci and 20km East driving from Pirot. I read the whole publication and the ammonites found there date 139.8-129.4MY. On Rockd however, south of Rsovci states that the formations are Early Cretaceous 145-100. North from Rsovci (where the publication states) the formations are Early/Middle Jurasic 201-163.5, thing that would not match with the research. According to @Darko and other pictures found on Google, the location must be where exactly I placed the pin point. The color of the mountain looks the same at least(light dark grey). Any ideas where I could find a more accurate map? PS> @Darko If you want we can arrange a trip there, when the weather is good!
I'm always looking for new spots in the Gainesville/Alachua county so I don't deplete or cause repeat damage to my favorite areas in Ring Park. I heard a passing rumor that the walls of Devil's Millhopper have various shark teeth and bones embedded in the soil. Does anyone know if this is true? I'm ashamed to say that although I practicly live right next to it, I haven't been to the Devil's Millhopper in years, well before my fossil hunting craze. I'm also wondering if, in the case that there ARE teeth in the walls, people allowed to remove them? I understand the instability of sinkhole walls and don't want to cause a problem in the park.