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Hi all. So I'm gonna take the plunge and try some prep, but want to destroy minimally, so to speak. Attached are 3 fossils. I will save the skull for last as it seems quite unique. I was thinking of starting with the shells in limestone. It is quite soft. The other two are very hard. I have a CP kit and a 8315 with a long point on order, and bought a stereo scope (I'll attach the thread for the scope below shortly). Can you fine folks suggest any particular method of attack on these? Anyone see anything in the matrix that is of concern? The jaw labeling is per a discussion with @Boesse and oth
Fruitbat posted a topic in DocumentsThese are a few of the pdf files (and a few Microsoft Word documents) that I've accumulated in my web browsing. MOST of these are hyperlinked to their source. If you want one that is not hyperlinked or if the link isn't working, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll be happy to send it to you. Please note that this list will be updated continuously as I find more available resources. All of these files are freely available on the Internet so there should be no copyright issues. Articles with author names in RED are new additions since July 18, 2018.
Last Saturday I was lucky enough to pull a nice odontoceti (whale) tooth from a favorite little (literally) spot on the Peace River. This location has very chunky gravel and often reveals nice prizes to repay the effort of digging through golf ball to bowling ball size gravel (if gravel is even an appropriate term for pieces that large). I've found the occasional piece of Long-beaked Dolphin (Kentrodontidae) jaw bone with its distinctive long groove punctuated with dental alveoli (tooth sockets) or the rare small tooth from this species.The item I found on Saturday is significantly larger than