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Pseudogygites posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsAnother day of great finds in Saskatoon! This time, some trace fossils. With my wonderful collaboration with the University of Saskatchewan's Museum of Natural Sciences still continuing, recently I have been very lucky to make multiple trips out to a beautiful site just outside the city of Saskatoon where massive deposits of glacial lake silt are exposed. This silt produces pristine grass and other plant fossils in abundance (I'd like to make a post about them soon as well), but also seems to be teeming with various invertebrate trace fossils. All are very small (under 1 centimetr
I have been on vacation for the past week and still am, at Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. I have found some pretty interesting specimens when walking on the beach or around the resort. Everything from a possible fossilized crab claw, fossil shells, cool minerals and possible fossilized plant roots, from the Quaternary period. Here is the area I found the fossils, and the fossils them selves!!
Hi guys, I found this mammal tooth a while ago at the Zandmotor near Den Haag in the Netherlands. You can find there fossils from the Quaternary period. The tooth is about 2 cm long and the crown is quite damaged. Looks a bit like a very small woolly rhino tooth but I am really not sure. Can anybody help me? Maybe @Harry Pristis or @LordTrilobite ? Here is the tooth:
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsOldest meteorite collection on Earth found in one of the driest places, Geological Society of America Sciencedaily, May 23, 2019 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190523130200.htm Earth's Oldest Meteorite Collection Just Found in the Driest Place on the Planet By Brandon Specktor, May 24, 2019 https://www.livescience.com/65558-atacama-desert-has-meteors-for-days.html The paper is: A. Drouard, J. Gattacceca, A. Hutzler, P. Rochette, R. Braucher, D. Bourlès, ASTER Team, M. Gounelle, A. Morbidelli, V. Deba