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Tagged With: Halysites coral

A One Year Fossil Odyssey!

  August 30th is my “birth day” into TFF ( and, within a month, fossil hunting, and what a journey it has been! Auspex, one of the administrators on TFF says, “The early slope of the learning curve [discovering the world of fossils] can be a time filled with wonder and discovery…” and it IS! It has been an … Continue reading »

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Ordovician Halysites Coral – Chain Coral

This is a rare find! Ordovician Halysites Coral – three pieces found near Wykoff in southeastern Minnesota. Tap pictures to make them mega large.   🙂   This is my piece and was pretty worn. I prepped it with a couple of baths of muratic acid to bring out the beauty.   🙂 Here is a better … Continue reading »

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Rare Find! Ordovician Halysites–Chain Coral!

  Andreya Sauers found a rare fossil, according to Caleb Scheer, paleontologist from La Crosse, WI, “Halysites/Chain Core are quite rare from the Ordovician in this area, so that is a fantastic find!” The five-year-old was on her first fossil hunt with her mother, Kristina Sauers-Benter and cousin, Julia McLeod, when she found it on … Continue reading »

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