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FossilFern?

by Bob OBrien
(Portland Oregon)


Found this at Goodwill store. The rock had been split open to reveal this apparent leaf within. I guess maybe it is some species of fern but don't know much else. Amazing that it fits so perfectly inside. I wonder how the previous unknown owner knew to split it open?

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Cool!
by: Anonymous

It looks like a feather almost...

Mazon Ceek fossil
by: Douglas

It could be a Mazon Creek fern fossil. It resembles fossils from this area. It could be from somewhere else. I am saying Mazon Creek because it is famous for it's fern fossils. Lots of them have been found there and made their way into fossil collections everywhere.
Mazon Creek is in Illinois.

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