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It also becomes clear that preservation of 'Orsten'-type fossils from different times may be caused by different reasons and are not necessarily from nodular limestones, as in Västergötland, Sweden. This will be investigated in more detail in the future.

Our still up-to-date joint paper about general aspects of the 'Orsten':

Maas, A. Braun, A., Dong Xiping, Donoghue, P., Müller, K.J., Olempska, E., Repetski, J.E., Siveter, D.J., Stein, M. & Waloszek, D. 2006. The ‘Orsten’ – more than a Cambrian Konservat-Lagerstätte yielding exceptional preservation. Palaeoworld 15, 266-282.