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Re: Globidentines

King, Norm R wrote:

> Would ammonite shells react the same way to such
> bites as Nautilus shells, with the extremely complex suture pattern of
> Placenticeras compared to the straight sutures of Nautilus?  Did the
> Nautilus shells have living Nautilus in them when they were bit by the
> machine?  Was the experiment performed under water?

This last point may be important. Apparently it is possible to cut plate glass
with a pair of scissors if it is done under water. I've never had the courage to
try the experiment myself though.

        Dann Pigdon
        GIS Archaeologist
        Melbourne, Australia

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