Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Columbian Fossil Ammonite


This fossil is Hoplocrioceras phillipi (Bean) found in Columbia. This ammonite dates to Lower Cretaceous Period.

It is on display at Indiana University Department of Geology in Bloomington Indiana, USA.

Thanks to Kenny for image.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Crinoid Calyx Fossil Macrocrinus mundulus


This crinoid calyx fossil is called Macrocrinus mundulus (Hall). It dates to the Mississippian Period and was found Keokuk of Warsaw, Illinois, USA.

The fossil is part of the Indiana University Department of Geology collection.

Thanks to Kenny for image.