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Crinoid fossils

Description:

The stem pieces can look like beads; the body or calyx pieces are odd flattened shapes.

Habitat:

Limestone rock now, used to live in shallow tropical seas that covered what is now Indiana.

Notes:

In large blocks of Indiana Limestone protecting the shorline at Montrose Point, Chicago.


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2 Comments

Eric Gyllenhaal
Eric Gyllenhaal 7 years ago

Read more about Indiana Limestone: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana_Lim...

Eric Gyllenhaal
Eric Gyllenhaal 7 years ago

Read more about fossil crinoids: http://www.kgs.ku.edu/Extension/fossils/...

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Lat: 41.96, Long: -87.63

Spotted on Apr 10, 2010
Submitted on Apr 10, 2010

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