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Ash Grove Quarry Field Trip

  • Sat, December 10, 2016
  • 8:00 AM
  • Ash Grove Quarry, Midlothian, TX

Ash Grove Quarry.  900 Gifco Road, Midlothian TX. Saturday,  December 10th, 8 am.   This is a members only trip and limited to 25 people.  The quarry is located in the Austin Chalk-Eagle Ford Shale contact zone northwest of Midlothian.Target finds are marine vertebrate: Cretodus, Ptychodus, Squalicorax and other shark teeth.  Other possibilities include occasional mosasaur, turtle and fish material. . I would like to remind everyone to wear closed toe shoes (ankle high boots are best). You will also need a rock hammer and collection bags (plastic bags are fine). Contact Polly   pollym@airmail.net  903 916-0083


Directions:  US 67 South, just north of Midlothian exit towards Midlothian Pkway/Dove Lane, make right on Gifco Road. (You will be able to see quarry).  Meet at the last parking lot off Gifco on your right just pass a tire recycle center.

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