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  1. This is not a joke, I'm not trying to get attention, I want people to know the truth so that they can form their OWN conclusions based on scientific fact. What I'm presenting has not been tampered with as to fool you. I have kept it minimal. If you are really interested then you must see it in person. I'm near Reserve, NM. FACT: A HEART CAN BE CRYSTALLIZED. FIRST IMAGES - Illustration of heart filled (taken from youtube video "heart anatomy"), then heart emptying, then heart empty). Notice the shape of the heart when emptied. I bet a lot of you didn't know that. I didn't either. The crystal is heavy for it's size. It is about 8.5 inches from top to bottom. 5.5 inches wide. 4.5 inches depth. I just washed it with water and then coated it in mineral oil. Anatomically correct crystal (amethyst) heart. What is amethyst made of? Fe3... Where is Fe3 found? In blood? Yep. The bottom of the heart is a it should be... the base is where it broke from the diaphragmatic surface and you can see the attachments. I'm could go on and on but I'm just gonna post this and see what happens. Unfortunately the wildfire nearby is obstructing my main interest in obtaining photographs of... something big. Watch for my next post of Mayan (not really sure, meso-american then?) Crystallized artwork
  2. Fossil Wood Petrification and mineralogy

    Mustoe, G.E., 2015. Late Tertiary petrified wood from Nevada, USA: Evidence of multiple silicification pathways. Geosciences, 5(4), pp.286-309. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/5/4/286 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/282851612_Late_Tertiary_Petrified_Wood_from_Nevada_USA_Evidence_of_Multiple_Silicification_Pathways https://sciprofiles.com/profile/112497 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/George_Mustoe Mustoe, G. and Acosta, M., 2016. Origin of petrified wood color. Geosciences, 6(2), no.25. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/6/2/25 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/302497324_Origin_of_Petrified_Wood_Color Mustoe, G.E., 2017. Wood petrifaction: A new view of permineralization and replacement. Geosciences, 7(4), no.119. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/7/4/119/htm https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/4ff7/8f7c6899c4459c4f33e4d51c040f6374685d.pdf https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321170639_Wood_Petrifaction_A_New_View_of_Permineralization_and_Replacement Mustoe, G.E., 2018. Mineralogy of non-silicified fossil wood. Geosciences, 8(3), no.85. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/8/3/85/htm https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323540027_Mineralogy_of_Non-Silicified_Fossil_Wood Mustoe, George E. "Non-mineralized fossil wood." Geosciences (8) no.223. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/8/6/223 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/325827782_Non-mineralized_Fossil_Wood Luczaj, J.A., Leavitt, S.W., Csank, A.Z., Panyushkina, I.P. and Wright, W.E., 2018. Comment on “Non-Mineralized Fossil Wood” by George E. Mustoe (Geosciences, 2018). Geosciences, 8(12), no.462. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/8/12/462/htm Mustoe, G.E., Viney, M. and Mills, J., 2019. Mineralogy of Eocene fossil wood from the “Blue Forest” locality, southwestern Wyoming, United States. Geosciences, 9(1), no.35. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/9/1/35 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330292211_Mineralogy_of_Eocene_Fossil_Wood_from_the_Blue_Forest_Locality_Southwestern_Wyoming_United_States Mustoe, G.E., 2015. Geologic History of Eocene Stonerose Fossil Beds, Republic, Washington, USA. Geosciences, 5(3), pp.243-263. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/5/3/243 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/279786883_Geologic_History_of_Eocene_Stonerose_Fossil_Beds_Republic_Washington_USA Yours, Paul H.
  3. Someone on a facebook thread brought up something I'm not familiar with. Yeah...add it to the list. LOL If I understood it right they said some Cretaceous Period bone and wood has been found that has not undergone any physical change. The material was on the North Slope in Alaska so I wondered if it had anything to do with deposition in permafrost. They said it is not that uncommon but I don't recall coming across this in any textbooks or descriptions of preservation methods. Does anyone know of any other places where this has occurred or how it would be possible for anything organic to last that long without any alteration? This is someone who has published papers on paleontology so I would like to assume it's right. If so I need to include it in my fossil talks for kids because preservation methods is a big part of the talks and I like to get it right. Is this so common there aren't any descriptions or discussion of it?
  4. I found this while working in my yard last summer. However, I am 99% sure that it came from gravel that I had brought in from a quarry in Indiana. It just showed up while I was moving some of the gravel around. It was clean (no dirt on it), appears to have a fingernail, and the top joint appears to have been smashed as indicated by a bulge on the side which is surrounded by a darker color which I believe is blood/blood blister...similar to what would happen if you smashed your finger with a hammer. Any thoughts? I have contacted a few people about this, but have had no luck obtaining any good information. Thanks!
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