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Brachiopod Fossil

Brachiopoda

Description:

Mold fossil of a brachiopod. The rock measures ~26 mm (1.05 in) tall, ~21 mm (.82 in) wide and ~13.5 mm (.53 in) thick. The fossil measures ~13 mm (.5 in) tall and ~11 mm (.4 in) wide. This fossil dates to the Devonian Period (416-359.2 million years ago). The rock is sandstone.

Habitat:

Rocky shore of man-made lake. Pymatuning Lake, Ahstabula County, Andover, Ohio, USA

Notes:

The extreme close up pictures were taken with a Digital Blue QX5 USB microscope at 10x power.

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6 Comments

Phil_S
Phil_S 8 years ago

Added measurements to the description.

Phil_S
Phil_S 8 years ago

Thank you, Leuba!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

This is excellent. Love the detail -well done and thanks for sharing..

Phil_S
Phil_S 9 years ago

Thank you, Carol! Checkout my mission for more. I have 16 in all I have found so far and will be posting all of them soon!
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1416...

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

This is the first fossil series I have seen here at Project Noah. Cool!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Nice!

Phil_S
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Phil_S

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 2, 2012
Submitted on Sep 23, 2012

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