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My Favorite Paleontology Resources


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DPS Ammonite

The page is a guide to my favorite paleontology resources from TFF, the internet and my collections. This is a work in progress.

 

Consider setting up your own official Paleontology Guide. I will show you how. See my Arizona Paleontology Guide link and my Paleontology Guide master list. link

 

 

Arizona Paleontology Guide link  The only guide to Arizona paleontology that you will need.

 

Geology time scales
International Chronostratigrapic Chart link The best international chart used as a guide in TFF Collections section.

 

 

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Fossil Collecting Rules & Regulations

 

PALEONTOLOGICAL RESOURCES PRESERVATION Sec. 470aaa-11 link

 

US Forest Service
36 CFR § 291 Link

Paleontology pamphlet link

Petrified wood 36 CFR § 228.62 link

 

BLM
Guidance for Paleontological Resources Preservation Act (PRPA) of 2009 link

 

Fossils, rocks & minerals link  

Arizona: fossils, petrified wood, rocks & minerals Link link

Proposal 81 FR 88173 link

Petrified wood in 43 CFR § 3620 link

Petrified wood in 43 CFR § 3622.1 link

 

State of Arizona owned land

No collecting except by permitted paleontologists. Here is permit to access State for recreational use only, no collecting. Link

 

Utah State owned land 

Info link

Permit link

 

Utah Federal Land

Utah Geological Survey link

 

Rock Collecting 

 

US Forest Service

(2014) Rocks, minerals & fossils link

 SW Region rocks & minerals link 
Rocks, minerals & fossils Link
 

Prospecting Link

 

BLM

Arizona: rocks, minerals, fossils & petrified wood Link

 

State of Arizona owned land

No collecting except by permit.

 

Maps of land owners including the US Forest Service, BLM and the State of Arizona


BLM Link

State of Arizona Trust Lands Link

Topo Quads for USFS Lands link

 

 

Topo and Satellite Maps

 

Caltopo link

 

Mountainproject AZ map link

 

 

 

Stratigraphy 

Stratigraphic guide link I use this as my best source for biostratigraphic and lithostratigraphic information and is used as guidelines for the Collections section on TFF

 

 

North American Stratigraphic Code link

 

Taxonomy 

Paleobiology Database link

Fossilworks link

Mindat (enter taxon name into search field) link

ICZN Code link

ICZN Code synopsis and commentary link

 

Tools & supplies

Favorites link

 

How to hammer by Kane link

 

Poetry My favorite self created paleontology poem. link

 

 

Geology Definition/guides 

USGS Nomenclature and Description Guide 8th Ed. Draft 2018

link

 

USGS Divisions of Geologic Time Guide link

 

GSA Geologic Time Scale link

 

USGS National Geologic Map Database  link  Search for geologic units by state and age.

 

State Geological Surveys link

 

 

 

 

 

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