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Re: extracting fossils from shale
For many shales, alternating baths in mineral spirits and water will cause
the shale to crumble into clay. I used this technique to free
microfossils from shales in the Illinois basin with great results.
DEVIL'S TOWER sampler at http://www.inlink.com/~range
On Tue, 3 Jun 1997, Robert Boscarelli wrote:
> Anyone have a good way of extracting invertebrate fossils from shale?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks, Bosco