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Found 4 results

  1. Oolitic limestone

    Not a fossil (although in some contexts, a pseudofossil), but I cut and hand-polished a piece of oolitic limestone this evening. These are nice, big, ooids (pisoids in this case), and one can easily see the layering. I thought some might like to see the results (scale in mm).
  2. Oolites or something more?

    I found this 40 lb chunk of what looks to be oolitic chert with some agate tubes running through it in east-central Minnesota while out agate hunting. Maybe it's considered a cold water agate, but I'm not really sure what that truly means anyways. Either way, I was wondering if there is something more to this structure besides oolites. Maybe some kind of coral or other reef building organism? Any more information would be great. Thanks!
  3. Everyone kind of guessed this was true. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/01/18/buckingham-palace-riddled-ancient-fossils-scientists-confirm/
  4. A couple of small pieces that I collected recently in what I believe to be the Pennsylvanian, Westerville Limestone of the Kansas City Missouri area. There are not a lot of fossils in the particular area i found these in but the ones that are there have a nice white color and all these little 'oolitic pearls' and as always, comments and opinions are more than welcome! There are some small gastropods in this area as well and I think it definatly warrants another once over! Maybe on the way home from work today Here is a couple of pics! Thanks! pic1 pic2 pic3 pic4
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