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Tagged With: Maquoketa Formation

Shale Above Quarry on Cty. 8 by Fountain

  Monday June 3, 2013 Ah yes, that quarry IS posted, I just wasn’t looking in the right places… Oh well. However, the right-of-way directly in front of it is the best shale I have discovered yet! Very fossiliferous! Wow, this doesn’t look like much, does it? BUT have I found the Motherload of crinoid rocks! There is … Continue reading »

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Trilobite Isotelus Iowensis found above Rifle Hill Quarry

  Trilobitten, member of says, “Isotelus iowensis pygidium “mold” from the Maquoketa formation, probably Elgin member. Lots of time the carapace is weathered away leaving behind the inflated mold.” However, Trilobiteruss says more… This is the link to the discussion. Caleb Scheer, our reigning Paleontologist, just weighed in, “The roadcut above the quarry is … Continue reading »

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