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Here are some of the fossils I acquired in a shale roadcut I was told about thanks to @prem. These are ordovician in age, and I have to say it was difficult to collect them due to the fragility of the surrounding material. Ive identified most of my finds, however there were these unusual pill like outlines I wasn't familar with.
Labor Day in southeastern Minnesota dawned clear with temps climbing into the 80s and an uncomfortable humidity level, but the wind was blowing off the prairie and it was a good day to hunt fossils. This year at 60 I have begun to feel my age and found that I do not hunt as often or as long as I had previously, and I'm taking more pictures of fossils than carrying rock. My first stop was a favorite quarry that appears to be shutting down as they are planting grasses and only seem to be using it for storage of gravels and sand - no new blasting. I started out on the upper portion that overlo
BluffCountryFossils.com is a website devoted to everything fossils in southeast Minnesota! Identification, hunting, prepping, jewelry making and crafts with fossils, children's and teachers' resource page, and a blog to keep it fresh! Bev