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Fossil Section

A Special GMS Group
for People Interested in Fossils

Fossil Section Meets
Second Monday
Every Month

Fossils are a unique way to get a glimpse of the past. Life (and sometimes death) is immortalized in stone.

These enigmatic rocks are formed many different ways and there is so much to learn from them. Please join us at the fossil section to learn more.

Click here for articles about fossils.
Click here for a link to a website devoted to Georgia fossils.

If you have any questions about Fossil Section, please contact Fossil Section chair Kim Cochran.


Fossil Section Message


United States Geological Survey [Public domain]
via Wikimedia Commons

Date: Monday, February 11, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Speaker: Martha Brown
Topic: Fossils of the Mesozoic Era
Location: GMS Building

Last month, we discussed the fossils of Antarctica. We seldom see examples. We have little or no access to collect. There are few dealers who offer these specimens. There are, however, fossil exposures which are not covered with ice.

This month, Martha Brown will give a presentation on Fossils of the Mesozoic Era. These fossils are abundant and easily obtained. Please bring your specimens.

Kim Cochran,
Fossil Section Chair

Click below for a map and directions


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