Rock-forming beings

In this display case, you will find eight sedimentary rocks from organic sources. They are represented by the fossil or groups of fossils of which they are made up. Details are given of the sedimentary environments in which they where formed and sites where they may be found.
In keeping with the educational aims of the museum, this is complemented by information on the industrial and scientific applications of these rocks, of which there are a wide variety, due to differences in the texture and mineral composition of the rocks shown.