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Unknown Pleistocene Fossil (Possibly Limpet)
Pseudogygites posted a topic in Fossil IDHi! I’m still trying to identify one fossil from a particular unit of Pleistocene/Early Holocene lacustrine silt from my hometown of Saskatoon, but I figured I would look away from it for a bit to try and identify another fossil from the same unit I’ve been unable to classify. I have two specimens, both apparently of the same species. They are both approximately 0.5 millimetres across. They are perfectly circular, with lines radiating from the centre and rings of alternating colours (possibly representing growth lines). One specimen is photographed dorsally, showing its circular shape, the ot
field trip in Dordogne
marguy posted a topic in Fossil Hunting Trips2 weeks ago, returning from a sale exhibition of minerals and fossils in the Dordogne, we (my wife and I) visited a site in search of fossils rarely sought after by amateurs... The rock that motivated us is a millstone that has been exploited, formed from a lacustrine sediment from the Rupelian (Oligocene), and cuttings from exploitation are still accessible in a wood. The first photo shows a (broken) millstone found in the area; For the search for fossils, you have to be motivated, equipped with a good magnifying glass because the average size of fossils is betw