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OregonFossil posted a topic in Fossil LiteratureSo, I'm starting a small reference (already have most of the books specifically on Oregon fossils by local authors), and have just added "Microfossils" by Armstrong and Brasier (somewhat expensive book). I've found and downloaded (using my libraries access to academic journals) a couple of thousand pages of research articles on The Keasy (K) and Pittsburg Bluff (PB) formations (as well as those formations that are similar in species). Since the depths of the K and PB formations are from 10,000 feet (or greater) for K, and up to and including shoreline for PB, there are a significant number of
Here is a news article about a Fossil and our Petoskey Stones. https://www.mlive.com/life/2019/11/these-prehistoric-sea-scorpions-might-rival-the-petoskey-stone-for-michigans-coolest-fossil.html?fbclid=IwAR0d22-tmK1AHBOsP3_D3bc-5yHHlaRaE9d2s4KvUJntu7VX3rvl2z1Q7-I
Sydneylh posted a topic in Questions & AnswersDoes anyone have any recommendations as to what I can read to learn more about fossil identification (what to look for, what not to look for) and also about different rock identification and how they are formed? I am slightly new to all this and am wanting to improve my knowledge a bit. I just don't have any clue where to start. Questions I ask myself a lot are, "how can I tell if I'm holding a fossilized coral of some type and not just a rock that resembles one?" Thanks!