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> What are the chances that some of the pigments might be long lived and 
> available in the rock matrix around some fossils. I have no good idea if 
> any pigments are longer lived than chlorophyll, xanthophyll, carotene and 
> the like but someone may know. I am reminded of the kid? that found skin 
> impressions in digs where the bone folks hafd ignored or missed the 
> impressions. Could remnants, no necessarily visible, tell of color in 
> some instances?
> Ray McAllister, Prof (Emeritus) Ocean Eng., FAU, Boca Raton, FL 33064
> Diving Dinosaur, Geologist/Oceanographer/Ocean Engineer, 43 years SCUBA
> mcallist@gate.net (305) 426-0808, Author Diving Locations, Boynton/Dania