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RE: Holzmaden Formation?
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of Dawid Mazurek
> I always thought it was Posidonia Shale Formation.
> > When someone says a fossil originated from Holzmaden, what geologic
> > formation would that be? It's weird how they no one ever
> seems to specify.
> > The obvious guess would be that they're referring to a "Holzmaden
> > Formation" named after the town, but Googling that brings
> up a mere 58
> > results, with one of the top 5 being about the Pseudoscience Which
> > Must Not be Named. That number sounds suspiciously small for such a
> > well-publicized fossil site, so I'm having doubts. What *is* the
> > formation of origin for "Holzmaden" fossils?
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