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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsA picture of a quite articulated vertebrate fossil appeared on Reddit today with someone asking what is it. I wish I could find fossils like this. My dad works as an constructer and he ordered to cut many huge rocks....he found this ,what’s that? - r/Paleontology/ Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsSnail fossils reveal origin of rocks used to carve ancient Spanish monuments. The snails trapped in the monument stone are 85 million years old. By Brooks Hays, UPI, Aug. 3, 2017 https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2017/08/03/Snail-fossils-reveal-origin-of-rocks-used-to-carve-ancient-Spanish-monuments/9001501769546/ The paper is: Freire-Lista, D.m., and R. Fort, 2017, Historical Quarries, Decay and Petrophysical Properties of Carbonate Stones Used in the Historical Center of Madrid (Spain) AIMS Geosciences, 2017, 3(2): 284-303. doi: 10.3934/ge
Here’s how to find D.C.’s accidental museum of paleontology By Sadie Dingfelder, Washington Post, August 18, 2016 https://www.washingtonpost.com/express/wp/2016/08/18/heres-how-to-find-d-c-s-accidental-museum-of-paleontology/ D.C. Lawyer Hunts For Fossils In Nation's Capital Weijia Jiang, WCCO 4 News At 6, Nov. 26, 2016 http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/video/category/news-national-news/3583834-d-c-lawyer-hunts-for-fossils-in-nations-capital/ The web site is: Fossils in the Architecture of Washington, DC: a guide to