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Mermaid posted a topic in Fossil IDIt weighs 22 lbs and I found it on short sand beach. I was told by a ranger I could have it so no one come for me am trying to figure out what kind of tree it is and maybe Miocene era? Seems to be what others found nearby are labeled. also yay
Found this larger chunk of rock (too hard to be modern charcoal) while sifting for microfossils. It has a metallic look to it and is fairly brittle. It was found on bradford beach on Lake Michigan and was likely eroded out of the mid Devonian Milwaukee formation which is known for its coalified trees and giant fungi. this looks like a lot of coalified wood I’ve seen pictures of, but I’m pretty new when it comes to plant fossils so this might just be mineral. Thanks!
Here is the best collection of papers about fossils in Oregon that have pictures of fossils, fossil locality maps, and great discussions about petrified wood including lots of micro photographs. Fossils in Oregon: A Collection of Reprints From the Orebin. Bulletin 92. STATE OF OREGON DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES. Margaret L. Steere, Editor. 1977.