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ZmajSnoshaj posted a topic in Fossil IDWell, without going into a lengthy explanation, yes, I found this in the Arkansas River about 3 feet under the bottom rocks and what we call the NTS (Nasty Toxic ..., unfortunately my rock hound playground is also a delisted superfund site). It took months to finally get it to where it's at now. About half a year in fact of fervent brushing and gentle filing with a diamond coated pen file. Acid has also played a major role but I'm at the point now where I can't risk using more lest I melt what I'm trying to reveal. Is there any readily available household remedy I can use as a protecta
Silicified Mystery From Northeast Oklahoma
ZmajSnoshaj posted a topic in Fossil IDHello Fossil Forum!, I'm new here so I guess I'll just throw this one out. Found in Sand Springs (just outside of Tulsa, Northeastern Oklahoma) on the ancient Arkansas River (Mississippian/Pennsylvanian). http://www.ogs.ou.edu/StatemapOGQ/OGQ-79_Sand_Springs_24K.pdf I've been gradually exposing whatever these things are using light applications of heavily diluted muratic/hydrochloric acid and dishwashing soap gently lathered-in with a soft toothbrush. It's taken quite some time to get it to this phase of the "preparation"... but I'm curious, I'm seeing more than just one type of org