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Using Fossils to Find the Source of Stone Used in Spanish Sculptures


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Snail fossils reveal origin of rocks used to carve ancient

Spanish monuments. The snails trapped in the monument

stone are 85 million years old. By Brooks Hays, UPI, Aug. 3, 2017



The paper is:


Freire-Lista, D.m., and R. Fort, 2017, Historical Quarries,

Decay and Petrophysical Properties of Carbonate Stones

Used in the Historical Center of Madrid (Spain) AIMS

Geosciences, 2017, 3(2): 284-303. doi: 10.3934/geosci.2017.2.284.



PDF file at:

https://cronicaglobal.elespanol.com/uploads/s1/52/76/85/Carbonate stones Madrid.pdf




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