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When I was preparing this fossil I didn’t 100% know what it was but now am even more confused. The vertebrae’s do not match up with the fossil and the body seems pretty weird to. So if anyone could help me with this fish that would be awesome. And no it’s not a fake a prepared it myself.
I collected some nice fossil fish from the green river formation of Wyoming today. Can any experienced green river hunters tell me the best way to prep these fossils? One of the miners at the quarry told me to do a 80% water 20% glue mix and dunk it in the water quickly to seal it or it will eventually fall apart. He said not to use elmers glue but didnt say what type of glue. Also I have other specimens that are partially covered. They were telling people to use an exacto knife. to prep them and uncover all the fossil. What is the best way to go about this?
I rescued this fossil in the most unlikely place. The trash. I was walking along in a rock shop a couple of days ago looking at some cool meteorites when I noticed a trash can with a rock sticking out of it. I got closer and took it out and saw it had a fossil fish in it! I was completely astounded that someone would throw something away in the garbage! I took it home and showed it to some friends of mine who specialize in fossils. They concluded that it’s real and genuine. The fossil depicts a fossil fish that is oddly twisted and bent for some reason. I think this fossil may be from the Green river formation in Wyoming. The fish also might be a Knightia, but I’m not completely sure. Note there’s a isolated vertebrae from a larger fish near by.