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Fossil Section

A Special GMS Group
for People Interested in Fossils

Fossil Section Meets
Second Monday
Every Month

Fossils are a unique way to get a glimpse of the past. Life (and sometimes death) is immortalized in stone.

These enigmatic rocks are formed many different ways and there is so much to learn from them. Please join us at the fossil section to learn more.

Click here for articles about fossils.
Click here for a link to a website devoted to Georgia fossils.

If you have any questions about Fossil Section, please contact Fossil Section chair Kim Cochran.


Fossil Section Message


Date: Monday, May 8, 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Speaker: Margaret Ronan
Topic: Ice Age Fossil Discovery -- Snow Mastodons
Location: GMS Building

Last month we talked about brachiopods. We discussed brachiopods versus bivalves, brachiopod anatomy, and their history in the fossil record.

At the May meeting, Margaret Ronan will discuss fossilization involving earthquake liquefaction and a unique fossil bed at Snowmass near Aspen, Colorado. Hope to see you there.

Kim Cochran,
Fossil Section Chair

Click below for a map and directions


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