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Nimravis posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsSince the weather was beautiful this morning after I did some rowing and grocery shopping, I decided to hit the Oglesby Road cut again. This cut exposes the Pennsylvanian LaSalle Limestone Member of the Bond Formation. This was another great day, I found another Petalodus tooth today, it is nice, but not as nice as the one I found last Sunday. I found a lot of huge brachiopods today after they popped out of the matrix. The exposure- Composita argent
Nimravis posted a topic in Fossil Hunting TripsTo day I decided to take a vacation day and stay around the house, but my wife told me that I was getting in her way and why don't I go fossil collecting. So with that, I was off on a 130 mile round trip to Oglesby, Illinois to look around at a road cut that exposes the Pennsylvanian LaSalle Limestone member of the Bond Formation. I have visited this site a number of times before and have prepared trip reports on my finds. I believe I say on every post that this is not a site for young kids and as adults you need to watch yourself for possible falling rocks or falling on the scree that is made
I knew it was going to snow today, so I thought that I would go out yesterday to a Pennsylvanian roadcut that has matrix from the Bond Formation exposed near Oglesby, Illinois. I did not spend much time there, put it was nice to be out. The area still has a lot of snow cover because it sits in the shade most of the day and there will even have more since we are getting 2-3”. Besides some brachiopods that I found, I also found this Cladodont Tooth that was on the bottom of a piece that I picked up. Though not complete, I still like it. Thanks to @deutscheben and @Peat Burns for the