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Clypeaster Partschii | #Geology #GeologyPage #Fossil  Photo Copyright  Marc Lambrechts/flickr  Geology Page www.geologypage.com

sand-dollar shell fossil - the most beautiful intricate details; notice the similarities to the sea turtle shell

Steneosaurus bollensis - Steneosaurus is an extinct genus of teleosaurid crocodyliform from the Early Jurassic to Middle Jurassic (Toarcian to Callovian). Fossil specimens have been found in England, France, Germany, Switzerland and Morocco. The largest species, S. heberti, reached up to 5 m (16.5 ft) long, though 2.5–3.5 m was far more common Species in this genus are traditionally classed into two skull groups: longirostrine (long, narrow jaws) and brevirostrine (short, broad jaws)

Steneosaurus bollensis - Steneosaurus is an extinct genus of teleosaurid crocodyliform from the Early Jurassic to Middle Jurassic (Toarcian to Callovian). Fossil specimens have been found in England, France, Germany, Switzerland and Morocco. The largest s

Ammonite with a complicated suture line pattern

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Foraminiferan test (shell) SEM

Science Image of Foraminiferan test (shell) SEM from PS MicroGraphs. Specialists in Science Images.

ggeology:    Ancient Amber with baby snake

ggeology: Ancient Amber with baby snake

Petoskey stone -- The Petoskey stone was born as coral approximately 400 million years ago, when a shallow sea covered Michigan. Over time, the coral fossilized and now washes up on beaches and peeks through road grades across Northwest Michigan.

The Petoskey stone was born as coral approximately 400 million years ago, when a shallow sea covered Michigan. Over time, the coral fossilized and now washes up on beaches and peeks through road grades across Northwest Michigan. - Nature Is Beautiful

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Sphenodiscus lenticularis, Fox Hills Formation, South Dakota Late Cretaceous (~ 70 mya) Both sides of this handsome specimen display the extraordinarily intricate suture patterns that are characteristic of this species.

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#Fossil -  #Crinoid calyx, stem & holdfast.

The fossil that inspired Alien: 300million-year-old relic which designer used to create extra-terrestrials in sci-fi classic

Alien abduction: This fossil crinoid, which inspired the artist who designed the extra-terrestrial antagonist of the Alien films, was stolen and and later returned to a museum in Switzerland. I can see the resemblance.

wasbella102:    Ammonites

Fossil specimens by Kentuckiana Mike at Louisville Fossils (Ammonite fossils of the Promicroceras planicosta on display at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D. Rock plate is from England.

fossil crab - ARCHEOGERYON PATAGONICUS

fossil crab - Archeogeryon patagonicus - looking like an alien hand

Very cool!

fossil hunting (only where it's legal) in Montana, North Dakota and Washington. Fun for all ages.

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