Sidcup Lapidary & Mineral Society
Notes and finds
from our field trip to
Copt Point & Samphire Hoe, Near Folkestone, Kent.
17th May 2009
Trip To Copt Point, Folkestone & Samphire Hoe 17th May 2009
9am, a gang of four, Nicki, Paul, Jeremy and Graham decended upon
the beach and headed, with Folkestone behind them, towards Copt Point.
Having spent around
3 hours at Copt Point, the weather had considerably improved and the
sun was now shining, it was back to the vehicles for refreshments
and then a 4 mile journey towards Dover and on to Samphire Hoe.
marcasite and fossils: brachiopods (terebratulid and rhynchonellids).
Here are just some of the finds:
found a selection of good ammonite fragments:
Detail of sutures.
assortment of fossils and minerals collected by Nicola on the day.