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Bellori, Grezzana, Verona Province, Veneto, Italyi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° 35' 10'' North , 10° 59' 28'' East
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PlacePopulationDistance
Lughezzano166 (2014)1.4km
Giare104 (2014)1.8km
Corrubio182 (2014)2.1km
Corso110 (2014)2.1km
Fane1,112 (2014)2.3km
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Bellori, Grezzana, Verona (Veronese), Veneto, Italia


Amber, as droplets and sub-millimetric filaments, in grey limestones (Pliensbachian, Lower Jurassic) of the Rotzo Formation cropping out near thr hamlet of Bellori. This is the first find of Jurassic amber in Italy.

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Reference: Neri, M., Roghi, G., Ragazzi, E., and Papazzoni, C.A. (2013) Segnalazione di ambra giurassica a Bellori (VR), Calcari Grigi, Giurassico inferiore. Giornate di Paleontologia, Perugia 23-25 maggio 2013, Volume dei Riassunti, 51; Trevisani, E., and Ragazzi, E. (2013) L’ambra nelle Alpi Meridionali: stato delle conoscenze. Quaderni del Museo di Storia Naturale di Ferrara, 1, 25-32.

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Neri, M., Roghi, G., Ragazzi, E., and Papazzoni, C.A. (2013) Segnalazione di ambra giurassica a Bellori (VR), Calcari Grigi, Giurassico inferiore. Giornate di Paleontologia, Perugia 23-25 maggio 2013, Volume dei Riassunti, 51.
Trevisani, E., and Ragazzi, E. (2013) L’ambra nelle Alpi Meridionali: stato delle conoscenze. Quaderni del Museo di Storia Naturale di Ferrara, 1, 25-32.


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