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Brachiopod Fossil



There is one definitive brachiopod on this rock and several other types of fossils as well such as crinoid (see spotting and other as yet unidentified organisms. This rock measures ~39 mm (1.5 in) long, ~39mm (1.5 in) wide and ~15 mm (.6 in) thick. The fossil measures ~5 mm long and ~3 mm (.15 in) wide. This fossil dates to the Devonian Period (416-359.2 million years ago).


Rocky bottom of man-made lake. Pymatuning Lake. Andover, Ohio, USA


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

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Ohio, USA

Lat: 41.61, Long: -80.54

Spotted on Jul 5, 2012
Submitted on Jan 14, 2013

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