Field Trip Frogden Quarry
June 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a field trip on the Saturday 10 June 2023
Title: Field Trip: Frogden Quarry
Leader: Dr. Robert Chandler
Time/Location: Meeting time, location and further important information will be forwarded upon registration but a start at about 10am and finish approximately 4pm.
DT9 4JU Sherborne
Cost: £2 collected on the day
Registration: Contact Baj1894@gmail.com. Open to the public as well – but with a number limit so on a first registered basis
Event Description: Exploration of the rock outcrop geology of nicely preserved former quarry courtesy of the current manager and a key exposure of Middle Jurassic fossil rich section.
Photo: Courtesy of: https://dorsetgeologistsassociation.org/index.php/event/inferior-oolite-quarries-near-sherborne/
Further Reading: Publication:
Revision of the stratigraphy of the Inferior Oolite at Frogden Quarry, Oborne, Dorset, UK. Chandler et al. 2014.