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Saturday, 12 July 2014

Ammonites Stolen From Portrush National Nature Reserve, Northern Ireland

Ammonites Stolen From Portrush National Nature Reserve, Northern Ireland

Police probe after fossils stolen (from Portrush National
Nature Reserve), Belfast Telegraph, July 12, 2014
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/police-probe-after-fossils-stolen-30425158.html

World famous rocks stolen from Portrush, UTV, 11
July 2014 http://www.u.tv/News/World-famous-rocks-stolen-from-Portrush/468d08a8-50ab-41dd-a8e0-4e626af312bd

Information about the Portrush National Nature Reserve is at:

Portrush Nature Reserve, Discover Northern ireland
(has pictures of the hornfelsed ammonite fossils.)
http://www.discovernorthernireland.com/Portrush-Nature-Reserve-Portrush-P27379

Portrush Nature Reserve
http://www.doeni.gov.uk/niea/places_to_visit_home/nature_resintro/nature_reserves_portrush.htm

The historic value of the hornfelsed ammonite fossils
are discussed in:

Portrush, Ireland - The last stand of the Neptunists
by Siim Sepp, the Traveling Geologist (has pictures
of the hornfelsed ammonite fossils.)
http://www.travelinggeologist.com/2012/09/portrush-ireland-siim-sepp.html

Portrush National Nature Reserve - Portrush Sill
(Paleogene) and Waterloo Mudstone Formation
(Jursssic) http://www.habitas.org.uk/escr/list.asp
and http://www.habitas.org.uk/escr/site.asp?item=1205

Geo-temptations on the Emerald Isle by Callan Bentley
Travels in Geology, January 2008 Geotimes
http://www.geotimes.org/jan08/article.html?id=Travels0108.html

Yours,

Paul H.