Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Taxocrinus Crinoid Calyx Fossil


This image is of what appears to be a disarticulated Taxocrinus whitfieldi crinoid calyx. It was found in the Glen Dean Formation of Grayson County, Kentucky USA. The fossil dates to the Mississippian Period.

Thanks to Kenny for the image.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Zamites feneonis Plant Fossil


As of August 2016, this fossil was on display at the Musée de Mineralogie (Mineralogy Museum) located at the MINES ParisTech, 60 Boulevard Saint-Michel 75006 Paris France.

It is a Zamites feneonis (Brongniart) found in a mine in Orbagnoux Ain France. Fossil dates to the Jurassic Period.