Ammonites et Bivalves - Mine d'argent de Richard Cœur de Lion, FRA
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N 46° 26.735 W 001° 41.705
30T E 600228 N 5144383
Quick Description: [FR] Fossiles à l'entrée de la mine d'argent de Richard Cœur de Lion. [EN] Fossils at the entrance of the silver mine of Richard I of England.
Location: Pays de la Loire, France
Date Posted: 8/31/2021 12:53:49 AM
Waymark Code: WM14W9V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
[FR] Du temps de Richard Cœur de Lion, la plage de Bourgenay abritait une mine de plomb argentifère. Le roi l'utilisait pour battre la monnaie non loin de là dans un lieu qui porte toujours aujourd'hui le nom de "Salle Roy", sur la route de Cayola. La mine a été détruite par les protestants sous la réforme.

On peut observer des fossiles d'ammonites et de bivalves à l'entrée de la mine.

[EN] In the days of Richard I of England, the beach of Bourgenay housed a graphite silver mine. King used it to beat the currency nearby in a place that still bears today the name "Salle Roy," on the road to Cayola. The mine was destroyed by the Protestants under the reform.

One can observe ammonite and bivalve fossils at the mine entrance.
What kinds of fossils are found here:
Ammonites and Bivalves.


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