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Anyone else have spoil heap finds to share? Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20180102_093021.jpg, Views: 75, Size: 515.21 KB
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dinogary
Very nice
Like the ferns
Are they Neuropteris ?
Growing old is compulsory, Growing up is optional!
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Olenus
Nice finds efossil , It’s been a long time since I’ve been to a coal pit. One famous opencast I use to go to was Crockhey opencast pit. Here are some pics of the siderite nodules containing plants.

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Richard
Good to see you 'back on track' Olenus!
Your specimens are superb and beautifully displayed
Richard
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efossil
Great finds Lee! As always superbly organised.
Hi Gary, I believe they are.
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efossil
I found them amongst the spoil being used as hard-core for a new housing development. Click image for larger version - Name: Screenshot_20180413-185929.png, Views: 21, Size: 1.22 MB Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20160422_074412.jpg, Views: 18, Size: 826.58 KB Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20160421_124148.jpg, Views: 17, Size: 1.23 MB
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Olenus
It’s a shame that these sites are becoming rare . I heard about one site near Doncaster where some animals have turned up . I think Dean Lomax as something to do with it. There’s also a few sites in Scotland are producing. But they are slowly fading away
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efossil
I went there with Dean. It's at Edlington. Shark egg cases and plant remains. He's a really good lad and knows his stuff.
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There is an excellent spoil tip near Radstock, Somerset.  We were there last week and found an intact branch of calamites
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admin
"spoil tip near Radstock, Somerset."

If this is the one I am thinking of, it was a great site. But the owner of the land told us to remove it from UK Fossils. He has claimed anyone on his land will be prosecuted. Just a warning. 
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Sandstorm
All those fossils look great , well done .I will try and upload some I found recently ,
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Sandstorm
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Judith Millican
Radstock Spoil Tip

Our one (also called Writhlington Spoil Tip) is definitely open to the public.  Radstock Museum ran a Family Fossil Hunt there last October and told us we could take our grandson  anytime.  It is a popular spot with locals and is turned over fairly regularly.
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admin
Yes Writhlington is open and great.

There is a better site in Radstock itself which is one I was thinking about.
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efossil
Hi. Another Orgreave find. Love a lycopod. Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20180419_164922.jpg, Views: 34, Size: 3.78 MB Click image for larger version - Name: IMG_20180419_164844.jpg, Views: 35, Size: 2.40 MB
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