GMS     The Georgia Mineral Society, Inc.
4138 Steve Reynolds Boulevard
Norcross, GA 30093-3059

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

Enantiornithine bird Rapaxavis pani
Early Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation, Northeastern China
Image credit: Jingmai K. O'Connor, Luis M. Chiappe, Chunling Gao, and Bo Zhao, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Date: Monday, February 14, 2022
Time: 7:30 pm
Topic: Mesozoic Birds and their Descendants
Location: GMS Building

February's meeting will be a discussion of the origins of Mesozoic birds and their descendants. As everyone now knows, birds are descendants of dinosaurs.

We probably will not have a virtual meeting as well. Anti-COVID-19 protocols will be in effect.

Please come and join us. It will be Valentine's Day. If you can't come, we will catch you later.

Martha S. Brown

NOTE: Temporary procedures are in place for section meetings, including RSVP before attending. Please read those procedures and guidelines here.

Click below for a map and directions


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