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I have some phosphate crab nodules from the Isle of Sheppey that I've had for years. Haven't found a good way of prepping them yet. Tried various air tools (ME9300 and microjack) and air abrasive with limited success. Do any of you UK guys have any secrets you could share with me. Have one of the rarer spiney crabs that I would like to turn out good. Thanks for any help you can provide
Below is a picture showing some representative crab nodules from my collection from the Miocene of Virginia. I have over a hundred of these crab nodules in my collection and my sons have many more. I took the picture to send it to a crab researcher who is beginning to study the Miocene crabs from the Calvert Marine Museum collection which are from Maryland. At some point in the future, these and other crabs in my collection will become part of the study. These crabs are not of the same preservation quality as those that you see from places like the state of Washington but they are still pre