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Leaned something new! RE: Some Data ....



Wow!
I never have heard that fossils could be in such
a condition.  I have seen some rocks that were easily
crunched up by hand - must be along the same lines.
When things like this occur, is it due to something that
has happened to the fossil "recently" - how could it
have survived up till now in such a state?



--- On Fri, 10/30/09, Mickey Rowe;893-2446 <mrowe@lifesci.ucsb.edu> wrote:

> ..... like a lot of Hell Creek
>    stuff, the bone was not permineralized
> but was extremely soft and
>    punky, not unlike rotten wood.