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Welcome to a very special gallery topic! It will be exclusively dedicated to fossil specimens our members have contributed to the science of Paleontology! Their fascinating stories will be found elsewhere within this new forum. However, the posts in this Pinned topic will serve as a visual reference for those fossils our members have donated to further research in science-based museums and universities. So, let's get started. Please follow the format and guidelines below when posting in this topic: Common or Scientific Name. Geologic Formation or Geologic Age. Region
We got a large donation of STH fossil material from @JBMugu recently. I have been working from home for a week now and this has given me time to break down the large amount of material. There has been lots of sorting, some light cleaning, and quite a bit of time at the microscope as he gave us quite a bit of micro matrix to go through and that can be pretty time consuming. I thought it might be fun to go through the donation and show the progress we have made in sorting through so many fossils. This donation is so large that we got fossils that will not only bolster the displays an
Fossils on Wheels got our first donations of fossil materials for our education program this week. My son and I have donated some of our fossils and loaned the rest. Since we are applying for a 501c3, we have to keep careful track of our fossils. IF they are paid for by Fossils on Wheels money, they belong to Fossils on Wheels. If they are purchased with our money, we donate and loan. Donations belong to Fossils on Wheels, not my son and I. I think that clarification is a good thing to let people know about because donations come from our new friends private collections and they are given with
My Son has volunteered (been volunteered) to put together the Science Olympiad fossil test at his university. This will be a test for about 27 teams of high school students in fossil identification and knowledge. Unfortunately, the fossils they provided him were sub-par and came from a science kit bought online. The fossil list this year is attached. If anyone in the Houston area is willing to provide any of these fossils, please PM me. He would accept mailed fossils as well, of course. Unfortunately He cannot guarantee return of the specimens so please do not send very valuable or delica