Paleonet: Arizona fossil collecting sites

Frank Holterhoff frank at matricus.com
Thu Mar 17 16:12:53 GMT 2011


Agreed - I was just looking at this one too.  Probably informational 
overload, but that's a good thing!

The roadcut in the Pennsylvanian Naco Fm. a mile west of Kohl's Ranch 
seems to be pretty well-known.

Frank

On 3/17/2011 11:05 AM, Mark Storaasli wrote:
> Looks like a pretty good list of localities, here, for what it's worth.
>
> http://www.t-rat.com/Pages/WhereToFindFossils.html
>
> ~Mark
>
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 7:52 AM, Roy Plotnick <plotnick at uic.edu
> <mailto:plotnick at uic.edu>> wrote:
>
>     We are running a department field trip to Arizona in May.  In
>     addition to the usual suspects (Grand Canyon, Meteor Crater,
>     Petrified Forest), etc., can I get recommendations on good fossil
>     collecting sites in the region that are worth a visit?  Thanks! - Roy
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