|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° 53' 5'' North , 10° 58' 47'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||48.88476,10.97986|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Kalkbrüche, Solnhofen, Franken, Bayern, Deutschland|
Quarries in Jurassic limestones, widely known for finds of excellently preserved fossils.
Located south of Solnhofen.
1 valid mineral.
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145 - 163.5 Ma
Age: Jurassic (145 - 163.5 Ma)
Description: marine deposits, marine - brackish
Reference: Toloczyki, M., P. Trurnit, A. Voges, H. Wittekindt, A. Zitzmann. Geological Map of Germany 1:M. Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe.