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Jimi

Kansas Crinoids

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These are alot different than we find in Missouri. They were found in a road cut along I40 in Kansas. The grid is 1/4 inch

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Neat! Do you know their age?

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I haven't started researching them yet. I was going through rocks I collected on a trip to Colorado and found them(forgot they existed) lol

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Looks like they are from the Upper Pennsylvanian period.

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Looks like they are from the Upper Pennsylvanian period.

yes I believe you are correct. What are the erra of the crinoids in MO? Mine are mississippian. Do you have any crinoid heads that you have found?

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Crinoids in Mo range from Silurian to Devonian era.

I haven't had the luck to find a crinoid head yet. Waiting for the Mississippi river to get low to look for some.

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Crinoids (Uintacrinus) are found in the Niobrara Chalk (Late Cretaceous) of Kansas and a formation in Colorado as well, I think.

I haven't started researching them yet. I was going through rocks I collected on a trip to Colorado and found them(forgot they existed) lol

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Those cool free-floating crinoids are found out west, but I've never found any. Eastern Kansas has lots of crinoid pieces, but I have never found a head in KS.

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Crinoids in Mo range from Silurian to Devonian era.

I haven't had the luck to find a crinoid head yet. Waiting for the Mississippi river to get low to look for some.

Jimi -

check out Cape Rock Park along the river in Cape Girardeau. There are some really cool ones there.

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