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Rare Fossils from Milos

A fossilized pecte from the old mine of Vani
A fossilized pecte from the old mine of Vani

There are some areas on Milos island where fossils can be found, i.e. in neogene layers around the town of Adamas. These are rich in fossilized shells. Another area where rare fossils can be found is the former iron-manganese mine of Vani. There the sedimentary layers are changed by hydrothermal solutions and the shells have been changed into silicious material like opale.



Fossil of a shell (pecten)
Fossil of a shell (pecten)
Fossil of a shell (pecten)
Fossil of a shell (pecten)
Fossil of an oyster
Fossil of an oyster
Undefined shell
Undefined shell
 

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