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Lost river trip 08/29/2021
Rexofspades posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsHi all! Went on an expedition to Wardensville this weekend to try out some new equipment, decided to go to the Lost river quarry and try my hand at shale splitting. The drive was nice and uneventful. but eventually I made it to the spot. The scree was more treacherous than I expected, has to use my new rockhammer as a pick of sorts to help anchor myself. this was my very first time to this locality, doing anything like this for that matter, so I had no idea what I would find if anything. after scrambling up to the rock wall and looking over the texture my eyes were met with the fir
Help with trilobite hunting in Wardensville, WV
Jame Stuart posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsHello Fossil Forum members! I am planning to drive over to Wardensville, WV, to go fossil hunting! I have previously hunted for shark teeth and bones at Calvert Cliffs, but I have always wanted to find a trilobite since I was a kid, and I am wondering if anyone has any advice for finding trilobites in the area. So far I am planning on bringing a hammer, chisel, gloves, newspaper, and plenty of water. I am planning on going to the roadcut location listed on fossil guy.com. I am wondering if anyone has suggestions such as which parts of the cliff to dig, how to recognize
WhodamanHD posted a topic in Fossil IDI was looking through some older finds and I found this guy from West Virginia, wardensville site. Needmore shale, middle Devonian in age. Any one have a possible ID? I'm not familiar with the gastropods (or nautiloids) of this formation, because I've only been to the site once. Thanks!