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There are a number of so-called "hobby quarries" where anyone can look for fossils.  This is the region around the town of Solnhofen, where the first Archaeopteryx was found.  The area also yields large deposits of ammonites, trilobites and fossilized fish.  Solnhofen limestone, which is yellow to tan colored, is exported throughout the world and can be polished like marble.

There are a number of so-called "hobby quarries" where anyone can look for fossils. This is the region around the town of Solnhofen, where the first Archaeopteryx was found. The area also yields large deposits of ammonites, trilobites and fossilized fish. Solnhofen limestone, which is yellow to tan colored, is exported throughout the world and can be polished like marble.

Have you ever wondered….. how many  Grand parents ancestors do I have? This chart explains the growth in the number of our ancestors as we look back in time

Have you ever wondered….. how many Grand parents ancestors do I have? This chart explains the growth in the number of our ancestors as we look back in time

Pitch Lake in Trinidad is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world. (Jw2c/Wikimedia)

Pitch Lake in Trinidad is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world. (Jw2c/Wikimedia)

Get to know the real Germany : Video : Travel Channel

Get to know the real Germany : Video : Travel Channel

11 Weird Lakes of the World (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel | The Jellyfish Lake, located on Eil Malk island in the Pacific country of Palau, is home to more than ten million jellyfish. (Nadia Aly/Caters News Agency)

11 Weird Lakes of the World (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel | The Jellyfish Lake, located on Eil Malk island in the Pacific country of Palau, is home to more than ten million jellyfish. (Nadia Aly/Caters News Agency)

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