Welcome to the C.O.R.E. Website on Orsten-Fossils and Research

Enjoy our re-established and continuously re-growing 'Orsten' web page. Feel free to send us an email; any kind of support, suggestions, additions, critics, etc. is gratefully acknowledged.

Enjoy our 'Orsten' brochure from 2004 as a slide show: Move the cursor inside the image to pause it. We are working on a new version.

What You Find on this Web Site


Learn more about the 'Orsten' fossils and the C.O.R.E. work group


Learn how we do research on the 'Orsten' fossils, including SEM work, stereo images and 3D reconstructions / 3D modelling

'Orsten' Fossils

Learn more about the various 'Orsten' species / taxa

'Orsten' Research

Learn more about the teams that do research on the 'Orsten' fauna


A list of publications about research on the 'Orsten' and similarly preserved fossils

'Orsten' Fossil of the Month

Larval specimen of a new phosphatocopid crustacean from Poland (from Olempska et al. 2019)

Our collection of 3D models:


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