Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2010 21:44:05 -0500
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From: Martin <lionslair@CONSOLIDATED.NET>
Subject: Re: Help needed
On 11/3/2010 9:36 PM, Martin wrote:
> On 11/3/2010 9:20 PM, Avril Bourquin wrote:
>> Hello again,
>> I have a teacher who found a very interesting fossil in Florida. ?
>> Andrea and her students are curious.
>> I know that it is not a shell fossil, I suspect it is a coral or bone
>> fossil. Can anyone shed some light on this mystery
>> Avril Bourquin
>> Invermere, BC, Canada, V0A 1K0
>> Phone/Fax: (250) 342-7224
>> Email: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>
> This looks like petrified Palm. Palm has the large tubes running
> from root to top.
> We find that in Texas. The really nice stuff is often found in creek
> beds, frosty white outside.
> The center - is butterscotch - A total silicon replacement. Used in
> artful and jewelry items by
> those into cutting, grinding, polishing 'stones'.
The species might be wrong - Palm seems to be more random not regular as
that. Might still be a palm of unique traits.