Triceratops

Coopers beach-Worth it?

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Hello all. I haven't had the chance to post much recently as I have been tied up with exams and so on. However, now with the glories of the summer holidays just around the corner I am looking out for likely places to go fossiling. I have heard a lot about the tiny fossilised coconuts and wood belonging to the genus Cocos zeylanica that can be found in a coal seam on Coopers Beach, Mangonui and I have long wanted to go there and look for them myself. I have heard though that the nut fossils are now quite rare and hard to find and am wondering if it is worth the trip to go up there and have a look for them?

Much appreciated,

 

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If it has been Your dream to find one then go for it!

If You do not go You will never know what You could have found, and if You do not find any at least You got to look for them.

Tony

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Thanks Tony, I think I'll start planning a trip!

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6 hours ago, Triceratops said:

Thanks Tony, I think I'll start planning a trip!

Good luck on the hunt!!!!

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these coconuts are quite hard to find best finding after storms along the far right of the beach, parking at the rest area middle of the beach. good luck also amber to be found

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Thank you Dave, I didn't know you could find Amber there.

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