This book is a picture guide to fossil plants and a few fossil marine organisms found in close association with the coal measures in southwestern Virginia. The fossils are sorted by groups and located as to coal seam horizon and geographic location. Short descriptions of each group of plant types are provided. This publication has been designed with the armature (rock hound) as well as a virtual guide for the more advanced collectors. There are 57 plates with more than 280 illustrations, most of which are in color.During this process plant material falls into the water, becomes water-logged, sinks to the body of watera#39;s bottom and is surrounded and covered by sediments. ... bottomsa or astove pipesa by the mining industry because of the flared or bowl shape at the base and upward taper. ... Often these fossils are the most spectacular and aprettya since even the most delicate details of leaves, barks of trees, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Guide to Pennsylvanian (Carboniferous) Age Plant Fossils of Southwest Virginia|
|Author||:||Thomas F. McLoughlin|
|Publisher||:||Trafford Publishing - 2013-09-26|