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jpc posted a topic in A Trip to the MuseumHey folks, thought I would share what I have been working on all week in my WorkFromHome Office/Lab. (Well, when I am not doing computer stuff). While the Tate (my employer) is closed we have been sent home to work. I brought a few fossils home to work on. The past two weeks I prepped a bunch of Lance Fm micros. I might show them off, but they are so tough to photograph well. This is this week's (and next) project... a Diplodocus skull from the Morrison Formation at the famous Como Bluff in southern Wyoming. We found this tucked into a group of tail bones. It might be from the same animal, it might not. There are a lot of other things in this quarry... typical for the Morrison. But we are calling it Dip because the tail bones are diplos. We will see when I get it all prepped and I go out and learn the difference. The left maxilla is on the right side. The other maxilla is underneath it. "How do you know?", you ask. We already cleaned up the other side. This is the bottom of the jacket. There are loose teeth all over the place in this jacket. Other bones are emerging on the left side of the jacket, and are not yet Ided. This stuff is very delicate and some bones are less than 1mm thick. Yikes. For those taking notes, I am using a variety of pinvices with pokey ends, and a MicroJack #3. All done under the microscope. And lots of Vinac, and a wee bit of superglue. Eventually everything will get sandblasted at about 5 psi with bicarb and holes will be filled with epoxy putty. I will post more next Friday.... Y'all stay safe and have a good weekend. (Edit... I was just thumbing through the post about fossils through the macro lens and took Tim's advice: I downloaded Photoscape and put a copyright into the photo. It was really easy. )