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My first visit to Fossil Beach at Mornington Victoria today. I found this piece of fossilised coral. I know the finds from this area date to the Middle Miocene period (10-15 million years old) but I was curious as to whether this would date from that period too?
Hello, Today I went fossil hunting down at Fossil Beach which is located on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. I have been there a few times before, but it always fun and I always find some good fossil specimens. The formation there is known as the Fyansford formation which is middle Miocene (10-15 miilion years old). The weather was beautiful and warm, with no wind at all and almost flat seas. Daniel. Everything I found. Gastropods Gypsum Crystal
Hello Everyone On the second day of my school holidays my dad and I headed down to Fossil Beach in Mornington, around an hour drive from Melbourne. The cliffs at this site are part of the Fyansford formation and are aged 10-15 million years old. This spot is one of my favorites due to its abundance of whole, large and intact fossil shells. We always leave with something amazing. We arrived at the site in the early afternoon and had the whole beach to ourselves. During the first hour we found a number of whole gastropod and bivalve shells, as well as some horn corals. But the gem of