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Scotland has some super plant fossil plant. A number of the sites are protected and Scotland also has a good code of conduct for collecting fossils. See links below:

Rhynie - http://www.abdn.ac.uk/rhynie/


Scottish Fossils (book by Professor Nigel Trewin) - http://www.edinburghgeolsoc.org/eg_pdfs/issue54_00_fullissue.pdf see pages 27 & 28 for a review of the book


I've posted a microscope image of one I found this year, likely to be Devonian in age. I will try to post some others later!

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robert
I am a collector of plant fossils from Slovenia. Despite the fact that I also study trilobites and fossil fish my focus are plants. Therefor I am asking you if anyone know about plant fossils sites in EU or can help me in that direction? I will appreciate all the help. Here are just few specimens from my collection (all of them are my finds):

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Thank you. Robert.

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Asterixx
Hi Robert,

some beautiful fossils there - thank you for posting.

Do you know Hans Sleur's website?

It gives a lot of information on some important plant fossil locations:

http://steurh.home.xs4all.nl/home.html#inhoud


best wishes,

Brian
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cauder

Hi robert.
 
in the center of France, location named "FOUFOUILLOUX" you can collect plant fossils (and olso some insects - ie fly in photo) in diatomite deposite.
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You can also find good plant fossils in carboniferous stones from norht of France near LENS (old carbon mines), but not so common currently as the mines was underground and colsed about 40 years ago ...
some similars from east (near METZ).
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There are also good specimen from south of the French Alps but now in protected area, so not possible to collect anymore.
 
Regards
 
Cauder.
 
NB : I went to your country for business trip, it is very beautiful !
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robert
Cauder, thank you for the information. I have also relatives in France and I am looking forward to visit your country again. I am also captured by your findings in Foufouilloux (seems to be from miocene). Is a quary active one, and is it possible to visit it?

And yes, happy new year 2015 to all of you. Let everyone find an amazing fossil next year.
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cauder

Hello.
 
Yes it is quarry which is still active. You need to ask the authorization to the owner before going there.
The location name is MURAT. Tape "diatomite Foufouilloux" on google and you will get info.
 
It is a pilocene/miocene stage.
 
Regards
 
Cauder
 
!!Merry christmas & happy new year to everyone!!
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