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Peat the sailor
Rockwood posted a topic in Fossil IDThis was found in the surf after a storm. It was quite near where erosion had exposed lignite reported to be of Cretaceous age. I included a shot of an interesting piece collected. The site is a terminal moraine south of Woods Hole MA. The texture may be obscured by salt and Elmer's used as a stabilizer. But . . . Does this look to be Teredo borings in Cretaceous peat ?
Fossil Leaves in Ancient Peat from the Woodbine
EPIKLULSXDDDDD posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsMy last few excursions have been a continuation of my exploration of the Woodbine. In my experience, it is a very difficult formation to hunt on, so even the smallest of discoveries is a welcome sight to behold. If you have the fortune of finding something there, it is likely to be different and unlike anything from the nearby surrounding formations. My most recent outing took me to an exposure rich with coalified material. The "peat" layer I dug into was extremely brittle and fell apart with minimal effort. Densely packed in was numerous chunks of wood and fragments of leaves likely from the