Monday, April 6, 2020

Carolinapecten eboreus Scallop Fossil



This image is of a Carolinapecten eboreus scallop fossil. The fossil was found in Horry County South Carolina USA. It dates to the Pleistocene Epoch. It is possible the fossil was found in the Waccamaw Formation. The specimen was on display at The Charleston Museum on August 2017. It is one of the United States oldest museums being founded in 1773.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Santee Limestone



These images are of the Santee Limestone composed of numerous marine fossils from 45 million years ago. The limestone was found in Dorchester County South Carolina USA. It dates to the Eocene Epoch, Paleogene Period. The specimen was on display at The Charleston Museum on August 2017. The museum is considered America's First Museum being founded in 1773.



Friday, April 3, 2020

Cypricardinia arata Pelecypod Fossil



This image is of several very nice Cypricardinia arata clam fossils. They were found in the Waldron Shale of Clark County, Indiana USA. The fossils date to the Silurian Period (Wenlock Epoch, Sheinwoodian to Homerian Stage).

Thanks to Kenny for the image.