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fossilsonwheels posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionWe started working on two early forays into micro fossils over a year ago when we cracked open the vile of Permian matrix from Kansas. Those tiny Neva Formation formation fossils and the even older and smaller Genundewa Limestone fossils proved to be extremely challenging, sometimes very frustrating and all kinds of fun. The results were few shark fossils that made it from matrix to the safety of the display cases lol There were several lost or broken shark teeth and one pulverized to dust by a millimeter worth of thumb slippage. If we judged this by volume, one could say this was
I have been slowly going through both the Cretaceous micro matrix from the Mesaverde formation and the Permian micro from the Council Grove Group of Kansas. I have found quite a bit of partial shark and ray teeth from the Mesaverde stuff but have not photographed it. So far the Permian mix has been a different story. The fossils are much smaller and there has been little shark material. I am not too upset though as I have only been through about 1/3 of it. The fossils are so small it takes quite a bit of time to go through. We did have a little success though and I am quite thrille