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DeBeque\Wasatch Formation Artifact Fossil ID
ArtifactHunter posted a topic in Fossil IDI recently collected quite a few artifacts from a privately owned piece of property located in the Debeque Colorado area. I beleive most of the pieces (knives, drills, hand axes, projectile points, ect.) to be of late Paleo Indian Age. Specifically, Foothills Mountain Complex. A significant portion of the artifacts were knapped from source material that contains the fossil type represented in the photo. I cannot identify the species. I find it very interesting that tool stone containing this particular fossil was apparently utilized over the same material without this fossil. Tool stone contai
Tony G. posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsWent fossil hunting with my daughter this morning in the Bookcliffs, North of the Grand Junction, CO airport. We found this weathering out of the shale in a wash. The Baculite is about 8" long and 1.5" wide. Can hardly wait to prep this, I think it will make a nice display. My plan is to slice the base of the matrix flat (without damaging the fossil) so it will sit nicely on a table or shelf.