JUAN EMMANUEL

Fossil Hunting in Hamilton?

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Hi guys Im thinking of fossil hunting at some of Hamilton, Ontario waterfall areas like Albion Falls and Webster's Falls and does anyone have any pdf papers relating to the geology of the area? I heard there are various Silurian formations that can be found at Hamilton.

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There are a couple in this Google Search. 

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Hi Juan there is an awesome exposure along the 403 which distracts me every time I drive through Hamilton.  You can see clearly several Silurian layers including the Rochester shale exposed here.  While not practical or permitted for collecting you can get an idea of what to expect to or hope to see exposed at the various  waterfalls and streams throughout the escarpment.  I have yet to look for anything in the area though I have been meaning to for the last couple of years.  Good luck with your searches, would love to see what you find.

 

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