8 Answered Questions for the topic Fossils

Fossils

01/14/20

science class 3rd

Below is a diagram indicating the limb bones of a crocodile, a bat, a whale, and a bird. Similar bones are highlighted in the same colors.Crocodiles, bats, whales, and birds have similar limb... more

Impression and pseudomorphism in fossils?

In a book on invertebrate paleontology I have (Treatise on Invertebrate Palaeontology, A) there is a diagram showing possible fates of a shell after the death of the organism. One of the possible... more

07/21/19

Is a clam fossil that appears to have the creature still inside it special?

So it seems to me in order for this to have happened this little guy needed to be mummified somehow before the mineral exchange occurred, because all I find pictures of are empty shells or shells... more

Why does mineral oil occur below natural gas?

Why does mineral oil occur below natural gas? It was asked in our science book in the Geology section and I didn't get a clear explanation from the teacher.

05/11/19

How can I learn to spot fossils and fossil-bearing rocks on the Jurassic coast?

Due to a pleasant change in my circumstances, I have been to Lyme Regis several times recently, and it seems as though I'm going to be a regular visitor over the next few years.As a former... more

04/11/19

A sedimentary rock with only minerals?

In my text book I came across this multiple-choice question>A sedimentary rock consists of only minerals and lacks fossils, it could be classified as:>i) a clastic sedimentary rock>ii) a... more
Fossils Math Science Algebra

03/22/19

A fossil contains 4​% of the​ carbon-14 that the organism contained when it was alive. estimate its age. Use 5700 years for the​ half-life of​ carbon-14.

A fossil contains 4​% of the​ carbon-14 that the organism contained when it was alive. estimate its age. Use 5700 years for the​ half-life of​ carbon-14.
Fossils Geology Rocks

03/19/19

How can a non-geologist identify a rock?

I found a rock on a beach in north-east Evia, Greece. Half is light gray, and half is dark gray. There are white (or very light gray) thin lines that form swirls throughout, crossing the light/dark... more

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