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Last weekend I went to the south, to the area of Chrzanów - I have tried before twice to get to the Płaza quarry, but it is impossible during the week, as it is an operating facility, so I needed to visit it on the weekend :)

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The weather was beautiful - it felt almost like spring. Looking at the pictures you would not tell it's the middle of winter here:

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The rocks look a little bit like in Solnhofen, there are also a lot of them with pretty dendrites:

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Here are some of the finds:

a large plate with some kind of clams

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a plate with crinoids and (I guess) some vertebrae

 

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A close-up:

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Some more crinoids:

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There were quite a lot of Inoceramus molluscs

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Some other clams:

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Some little snails:

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The next day I went to the abandoned quarry in Pogorzyce - it is much smaller and the only "fresh" rocks come from the cracking walls, nevertheless I managed to find a few interesting fossils.

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A tooth? It's really tiny - app. 3 mm.

 

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Again, probably some kind of bone?

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This is most probably also a piece of bone - it has the same pinkish shade as the other two fragments:

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I'm really happy with all the finds - I added quite a few specimens to my Triassic collection :thumbsu:

 

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1 minute ago, sharkdoctor said:

Great finds!

What is the approximate time span for the formations?

Thanks :)

It's late Triassic.

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Thanks for sharing, Oh Medrzec Member of the Month.:D

It's always nice to see Triassic adventures and finds, as i don't have very much from the period. 

Nice location photos and some good finds too, I feel. 

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2 minutes ago, Tidgy's Dad said:

Thanks for sharing, Oh Medrzec Member of the Month.:D

It's always nice to see Triassic adventures and finds, as i don't have very much from the period. 

Nice location photos and some good finds too, I feel. 

It's my pleasure - though I don't really feel like "Mędrzec" :P (wiseman in English).

This is the closest Triassic location for me - more than 330 km away from Warsaw, so my collection from this age is not big, either. And I'm overjoyed with everything I brought back :)

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4 minutes ago, hokietech96 said:

I enjoyed your picks!  Really cool.

Thanks :) This is the first year with absolutely no snow at all - which is sad on one hand, but on the other - I can go fossil hunting :megdance:

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The Amateur Paleontologist

Looks like a nice place to hunt for fossils :) Nice finds!

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2 minutes ago, The Amateur Paleontologist said:

Looks like a nice place to hunt for fossils :) Nice finds!

It is :) thanks a lot!

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1 minute ago, FossilsAnonymous said:

Great finds! Also, nice site pictures!

:tiphat:thank you.

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2 minutes ago, jpc said:

cool.  I like seeing Triassic bones from Europe.

Thanks :) I hope these truly are bones :fingerscrossed:

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Nice to make some finds, eh? That first quarry looks like it's been operating for a long time.

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10 minutes ago, Ludwigia said:

Nice to make some finds, eh? That first quarry looks like it's been operating for a long time.

:i_am_so_happy: The quarry was opened in 1887.

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