A Tour of Dan's Fossil Prep Lab
Dan opened countless drawers of fossils waiting to be prepared. The group
gathered as he gave us a tour.
The pictures above show what the trilobites with shale look like before Dan prepares (cleans) them. The pictures below show a couple of prepared Flexicalymene from his collection. (The first looks like the species retrorsa and the one shown after that looks like meeki.)
Click on the picture to read the labels.
Explorer the above drawer yourself.
Click on a fossil in the picture above to enlarge that fossil.
There was plenty of time while Dan was working on a member's fossils to
browse casually around his shop.
This very special display is hung under a trilobite poster. Can you tell what it says?
Next Page: A Fossil Cleaning Demonstration: Rhombiferan
Table of Contents
Page 1: Introduction
Page 2: A Tour of Dan's Fossil Prep Lab
Page 3: A Fossil Cleaning Demonstration: Rhombiferan
Page 4: A Seastar Gets A Chemical / Cleaning a Phacops Trilobite
Page 5: Other Specimens Cleaned That Day
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