A Field Guide to Fossils of Texas


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A Field Guide to Fossils of Texas by Charles E. Finley.

From rare microscopic creatures to giant dinosaurs, fossils of more than 100,000 different species have been found in the state of Texas. A Field Guide to Fossils of Texas is the only definitive guide that presents a collection of the state's most common fossils and also shows the most important, noteworthy, and unusual specimens.

Here's your identification guide to fossils - from microfossils to vertebrates. For collectors, students, and teachers, this resource book offers:

  • More than 500 clear, black-and-white specimen photos from the best collections
  • 55 color photos
  • The scientific names
  • Photo-illustrated, step-by-step instructions for making a plaster field cast
  • An appendix of detailed Texas geological maps by area

You'll also find instructions on the excavation, preservation, casting, and molding of fossils.

Gulf Publishing, 1999. 5.5" x 8.5" paperback, 211 pages.

  • Model: 9780891230441

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