Fossils

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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:37 am

The topic of conversation is the fossils...... :evil:

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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:55 am

Lycopod stem (giant clubmoss) - both sides of a nodule
Carboniferous (350 mya)
Crock Hay Mine

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Re: Fossils

Post by Richprins » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:59 am

You must say how many mm long these rocks are? -O-
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Re: Fossils

Post by Lisbeth » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:06 am

Yes, please!
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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:08 am

Richprins wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:59 am
You must say how many mm long these rocks are?
ok - it's about 8cm

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Re: Fossils

Post by Richprins » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:12 am

..0.. O0
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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:45 am

Another Lepidodendron - 5cm
Carboniferous
Crock Hay Mine
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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:51 am

Back to the fish.
Lycoptera davidi (approx 8cm)
China - Lower Cretaceous (145 - 100 mya)
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A bit more cleaning would probably reveal some more of the body.
But have never done my own prep work and don't want to damage it. So will leave as is for the moment.

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Re: Fossils

Post by Lisbeth » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:52 am

The fish ones are always interesting \O
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Re: Fossils

Post by Dzombo » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:12 am

OK, Liz, here is another one.....

Diplomystus (20cm)
Green River Formation, SW Wyoming
Eocene (50 mya +-)

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