VOF Leaf Fossil

by Beatrice Reynolds
(Walla Walla WA)

Valley of Fire Leaf Fossil

Valley of Fire Leaf Fossil

Hiking in VOF State Park NV March 2017. Found lying on top of slickrock sandstone.

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Brachiopod imprint
by: Douglas

It looks like a brachiopod imprint. Brachiopods are marine bivalves. The Valley of Fire is Mesozoic Rocks mostly Jurassic and Cretaceous.

You can learn more about brachiopods here:

http://www.fossils-facts-and-finds.com/brachiopods.html

Learn about the Jurassic Period here:

http://www.fossils-facts-and-finds.com/jurassic_period.html

Learn about the Cretaceous Period here:

http://www.fossils-facts-and-finds.com/cretaceous_period.html

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