Monday, January 16, 2017

3D Printed Turritella Shell

Here are several images of a Turritella shell printed on a 3D printer. The design was created in modeling software. Link here:

It was printed with glow in the dark PLA filament from 3D Solutech:

Here is a link to my friend Dave's blog showing a Cretaceous Turritella fossil:

Cretaceous Turritella fossil from Mississippi:

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Nashville Tennessee Coral Fossil

My father found this fossil in Nashville, Tennessee. It appears to be Plasmopora sp. coral fossil. The time period would be Silurian. This website lists formations in that area as Decatur and Brownsport.