• Jennifer Bauer posted a new activity comment 1 year, 11 months ago

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    Hi, @linda-lewis – here is some information on the Calvert: https://macrostrat.org/sift/#/strat_name_concept/793
    It looks like it is part of the Chesapeake group so you can include that in the lithostratigraphic details!
    Talk to you soon,
    Jen

  • Jack Kallmeyer replied to the topic horn coral?? in the forum What Is It? 3 years, 10 months ago

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    @linda-lewis, @vperez  Here in the Cincinnatian we often see glacially or stream transported fossils of younger ages .  Fossils that are found in streams are always suspect as to exact origin as they could be newly exposed and “local” or transported and “alien”.  Usually the transported ones are heavily worn like your horn coral but not always.  S…[Read more]

  • Jack Kallmeyer replied to the topic horn coral?? in the forum What Is It? 3 years, 10 months ago

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    @linda-lewis  Yup, that’s a horn coral all right.  Horn corals only lived through the Permian.  I am not familiar with the locality where you found this but based upon condition, I would say it has been transported by water and/or glacial movement.  Your Miocene site must be “downstream” from Paleozoic strata.

    Jack Kallmeyer

  • Kent Crippen posted an update in the group Group logo of Welcome CommitteeWelcome Committee 3 years, 11 months ago

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    Welcome to @david-saldarriaga and @linda-lewis newest members of the myFOSSIL community!