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My wife and I went for an afternoon drive Saturday to see if we could find a few places I had been reading about a couple hours away.  The first stop was Mcintyre Mountain, a Pennsylvanian plant fossil location looking through the tailings from a large but long abandoned mine town, like 150 years abandoned. 

The drive in was a 4 mile dirt road up the mountain. Luckily for us the majority of it was well maintained and the scenery was beautiful.

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Congratulations on finding a beautiful and rewarding place to hunt. Wonderful finds too!

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Antes creek, mostly hash plates. We werent there long so just picked through some loose rock along the edge of the road

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this crinoid mortality chunk, hard to call it a plate when its 5 inches thick, is filled almost all the way through with densly packed crinoid stems. Not sure how to approach making it a display piece. May need to wait until i get a micro abraider

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Not sure what this last one is, might need to get it posted to the id forum. Its from the Antes creek site, so Ordovician. Multiple views. Squares are 1 inch

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Nice finds and report! 

The last item here looks like an Isotelus pygidium, to me. 

 

Maybe @piranha  will stop by to confirm or deny. 

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Very nice Randy very nice :default_clap2:. I really like the plant fossils 

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What an abundance of fossils for one day trip out!  Congrats on all of the beautiful finds - I especially love the plants and the orthoconic nautiloid chunk :wub:

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Wow! What a great gallery of eye candy. There's a trip that paid-off well!

 

 

Cheers.

 

-Ken

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Great report! love the plants, especially the impressions with no organic material.

 

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Wonderful finds! The colors make me think of fall. I love the great spectrum of colors that Pennsylvanian plants are preserved in around the world. 

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