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I have been on vacation for the past week and still am, at Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. I have found some pretty interesting specimens when walking on the beach or around the resort. Everything from a possible fossilized crab claw, fossil shells, cool minerals and possible fossilized plant roots, from the Quaternary period. Here is the area I found the fossils, and the fossils them selves!!
Hi guys, I found this mammal tooth a while ago at the Zandmotor near Den Haag in the Netherlands. You can find there fossils from the Quaternary period. The tooth is about 2 cm long and the crown is quite damaged. Looks a bit like a very small woolly rhino tooth but I am really not sure. Can anybody help me? Maybe @Harry Pristis or @LordTrilobite ? Here is the tooth:
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsOldest meteorite collection on Earth found in one of the driest places, Geological Society of America Sciencedaily, May 23, 2019 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190523130200.htm Earth's Oldest Meteorite Collection Just Found in the Driest Place on the Planet By Brandon Specktor, May 24, 2019 https://www.livescience.com/65558-atacama-desert-has-meteors-for-days.html The paper is: A. Drouard, J. Gattacceca, A. Hutzler, P. Rochette, R. Braucher, D. Bourlès, ASTER Team, M. Gounelle, A. Morbidelli, V. Debaille, M. Van Ginneken, M. Valenzuela, Y. Quesnel, R. Martinez. The meteorite flux of the past 2 m.y. recorded in the Atacama Desert. Geology, May 22, 2019. Open Access https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/gsa/geology/article/570818/the-meteorite-flux-of-the-past-2-m-y-recorded-in https://arxiv.org/abs/1904.12644 Yours, Paul H.