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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.

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


Fossil Section Message

Mastodon giganteus of North America
Warren, John Collins, 1852
Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Date: Monday, May 9, 2022
Time: 7:30 pm
Topic: The Proboscidea Order
Location: GMS Building & Virtual: Click here or the GMS calendar here for the link

We will discuss the many lives of this order. There are a lot of teeth out there. Kim and Jane will bring their teeth to be inspected, I hope. It's the smallest part of an Elephant, Mammoth, Mastodon, or Gomphotherium we can collect.

Thank you to Jane and Bob Stone, also to Tom Faller for the program and zooming the Fossil Section meeting. They were awesome.

Please come, bring your fossils and join us.

Martha S. Brown
Fossil Section Chair

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

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