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Wasn't sure if I should post this here or in the geology subforum. I've been getting in some rockhounding day trips with a friend before winter sets in here in WY and in CO. We like cool minerals as much as we do fossils. I have found various reports of kyanite, corundum, and other minerals coming out of schists west of Wheatland, WY in the Palmer Canyon area. I've also heard anecdotally from a relative of geodes near Guernsey, WY. Also anecdotally ammonites near Wheatland, though from what I know about the geology close by, I'm not sure this makes sense. Has anyone gone hunting in
Looking at a commercially made thin section of Kyanite, I thought or rather hoped the image showed evidence of micro fossils. Can anyone shed some light on these images? This link is to a full section view using Photoshop's Deep Zoom feature. http://theqcc.hennig.ca/Dec/11/index.html The photos were taken through a polarizing microscope adapter on a Stemi305 edu microscope. Photo 1 is a small version of the full scan at 8x. The original full scan is 22,000x 18,000 pixels. Photo 2 is of a small section at 20x. Photo 3 is the same area at 40x. The