Daily Archives: June 9, 2013

Sediments, fossils and vistas at the Capo Milazzo Peninsula, Sicily

CATANIA, SICILY, ITALY–This was the last day of our International Bryozoology Association pre-conference field trip through Sicily. We had an excellent time and covered an extraordinary amount of territory on this large Mediterranean island. We started our final day on … Continue reading

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Wooster’s Fossil (and Mineral) of the Week: Marcasite worm burrows from Bolivia

Here’s a type of fossil I’ve never seen: worm burrow casts made entirely of the mineral marcasite. These come from the George Chambers (’79) gift collection, so we know only that they were found in Bolivia. Despite the lack of … Continue reading

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