BEATTY, NEVADA -- ORDOVICIAN BIOHERM FOSSILS AT THE MUD MOUND

Donald Kenney (donaldkenney@gmail.com)
Last Update: Tue Mar 6 23:40:27 2012



Introduction

Ordovician reef fossils in a hundred meter thick, 300 meter wide bioherm exposed on of Meikeljohn Peak a few miles East of Beatty. Silicified fossils are found in lenses in the bioherm and in the shales along the edges of the bioherm

The Site(s)

Location

Directions to the site

Maps


Rules and Access

Public Land. Non-commercial collecting allowed without a permit. However, the site is a candidate for more serious protection

Related Localities

Paleontology

Small, well preserved brachiopods, conodonts, echinoderms, bryozoa, poorly preserved trilobites, cephalopods, etc.

Geology

Stratigraphic Section

Formations (youngest first)

Other Stuff

References

Copyright, Licensing, and such

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