Paleonet: Arizona fossil collecting sites

Mark Storaasli mstoraasli at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 16:43:22 GMT 2011


Well I've turned over enough Arizona rock (only spottily fossiliferous) to
tell
you that boots are better than tennis shoes where dried cactus and other
plant
thorns, rattlesnakes, gila monsters, and scorpions abound...gloves and loose
denim work clothing- including the loose long-sleeved shirt or jacket
-should be
considered more appropriate than what summer tourist's wear ;-)



On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 9:18 AM, Roy Plotnick <plotnick at uic.edu> wrote:

> Thanks - that is what my own search turned up.  I am hoping to get some
> "insider" knowledge.  With appreciation - Roy
>
>
> On 3/17/2011 11:12 AM, Frank Holterhoff wrote:
>
>> 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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> Roy E. Plotnick
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> Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
> University of Illinois at Chicago
> 845 W. Taylor St.
> Chicago, IL 60607
>
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> characteristic energy.." -Little Women, Louisa  May Alcott
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