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Fossil hunting at Trearne Quarry

Saturday, 5 September 2015
10:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Joint excursion with the Geological Society of Edinburgh

Leader: Dr Al McGowan

Looking for brachiopods, bivalves, gastropods, corals, crinoids, blastoids, polyzoan, sharks’ teeth and trilobite carapaces in the marine limestones and shale deposits of the Upper Carboniferous in this working quarry.

The excursion will be followed by high tea, in company with our Edinburgh colleagues.

£15 deposit. This is set at a level to recover the anticipated costs of the trip. In addition, please be aware that any balance of costs will be recovered by a small surcharge on the day of the excursion.

Leaving Gregory Building at 10:00, travelling by coach