US And Canadian Fossil Sites -- Data for WEST VIRGINIA

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-(I79/US40)*(?)WVIn Middle Paleozoic road cuts along I79 and US42(?) in WVinvertebrates-mollusksWV0082Not US42 which goes from Louisville,KY to Cleveland,OH. Maybe US19&US119?38.7185,-80.6603,,AGg15|$*
New River Gorge(?)WVPNlplants(abundant)-gymnospermopsida-NeuropterisWV008137.7876,-80.9089,,AHh14|$*WV0084
SE WV-WVSE WVMPriceichnofossils-burrows_invertebrate-SkolithosWV0086http://www.ohiolink.edu/etd/send-pdf.cgi?toledo111601481637.7806,-80.3942,,AHh14|*$WV0010,WV0011
Baxter(N2-TihanceCrk)BerkeleyWV2 km N(ENE?) Near Tilhance Creek on country road at NW end of Ferrell Ridge in LimestoneDinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Dalmanites,Phacops;;brachiopoda-Leptostrophia,Meristella,Rensselaeria,Rhipidomella,Schellwienella,spiriferida-Spirifer;Whitfieldia;mollusks-bivalvia-ActinopteriaWV000239.5608,-78.0629,,AHm73?|*$WV0004,WV0118
Hedgesville(N6)BerkeleyWV6.4km N in roadcut on NE side of WV9 800m NW of town limits in shales including highly fossiliferous layers at S end of outcrop- Locality 29DMahantangoinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Greenops,Phacops;;brachiopoda,bryozoa,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,gastropoda-pteropodaWV0118Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.5746,-78.0372,,AHm73?|$*WV0002
MartinsburgBerkeleyWVOmStones Riverinvertebrates-arthropoda-crustacea-ostracoda-leperditiidae-Leperditia;;;;cnidaria-corals-tabulata-Tetradium;;;mollusks-gastropodaWV0126Many gastropoda, but difficult to extracthttp://books.google.com/books Reports dealing with the systematic geology and paleontology of Maryland By Maryland Geological Survey, Ray Survey39.456,-77.964,,AHm73|$*
North MountainBerkeleyWVIn gray shale (float?)SRose Hillinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Calymene,Liocalymene;;brachiopoda-CoelospiraMD0266http://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?action=displayCollectionDetails&collection_no=40722,4072339.5634,-77.9801,,AKm73|$*
Sulphur Spring School(E2-WilsonRidge)BerkeleyWV2 km E along small branch near W side of Wilson RidgeDinvertebrates-brachiopoda-Dalmanella,Leptaena,Orbiculoidea,Rhipidomella;cnidaria-corals-tabulata-Favosites;;;echinoderms-crinoids-EdriocrinusWV0003Sulphur Springs School is extinct39.4718,-78.1052,,AHm73?|$*
Tomahawk(FerrellRidge-E)BerkeleyWV400 meters W on E flank of Ferrell Ridge in road along road and creekDPort Jervisinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Dalmanites,Homalonotus;;brachiopoda-Chonetes,Eatonia,Meristella,Rensselaeria,Rhipidomella,spiriferida-Spirifer;;bryozoa-Cyphotrypa;mollusks-bivalvia-Actinopteria;gastropoda-PlatycerasWV000439.5326,-78.0531,,AHm73?|$*WV0002
Bethany(E2-WV67)BrookeWVIn roadcut talus on N side of WV67 2.1km E of Bethany - Locality 41PNuMonongahelaplants-gymnospermopsida-Neuropteris;pteridophyta-AnnulariaWV0123Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks40.2050,-80.5394,,AHm72|$*
England Run(US50)DoddridgeWVOn Route 50, Englands Run RoadPvertebrates-fish-acanthodii-Oracanthus(tooth)WV000539.2874,-80.7147,,AHm73|$*
West UnionDoddridgeWVabundant,diverse plants in a gray shale just above Waynesburg CoalPlCassvilleinvertebrates-arthropoda(cockroach wings);plantsWV0131Geology of the Pennsylvanian-Permian in the Dunkard Basin39.2965,-80.7770,,AHm73|$*
HicoFayetteWVFossils associated with CoalPNplants-gymnospermopsida-Eusphenopteris;lycopodiophyta-Lepidodendron;pteridophyta-Annularia,Asterophyllites,equisetales-Calamites;PecopterisWV0088education.uncc.edu/cmste/Document%20Hold-OLD/ Lindsey's%20Research%20Paper.doc38.1173,-81.0053,,AHm73|$*
McKendree(rr)FayetteWVMississippian fossils along RRMChesterinvertebrates-mollusksWV0096An American Geological Railway Guide P33537.8879,-81.0638,,AHm73|$*
Falls(E-PattersonCrk)GrantWV400 meters NW at E end of Greenland Gap along N fork of Patterson CreekDRidgeley sandstoneinvertebrates-brachiopoda-spiriferida-SpiriferWV000639.1783,-79.1103,,AHm73|$*
Williamsport(E)GrantWV200 meters E along road following small creek in limestonesDinvertebrates-cnidaria-corals;porifera-stromatoporoidea-StromatoporaWV000739.2014,-79.0283,,AHm73|$*
-*GreenbrierWVIn area quarries and fieldsMHillsdale Limestoneinvertebrates-cnidaria-corals-rugosa-LithostrotionellaWV0008Large silicified heads of the corals-Lithostrotionella37.8018, -80.4456,,AHh34?|$*
Alvon(AnthonyCrk)GreenbrierWVAlvon on SE side of Anthony Creek near Knapp Creek BridgeDPort Jervisinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Dalmanites,Homalonotus;;brachiopoda-Meristella,Schellwienella,spiriferida-Spirifer;;cnidaria-corals-tabulata-Favosites,PleurodictyumWV0009Cant identify Knapps Creek37.9243,-80.2029,,AHm73?|$*
Bobs Ridge(SW-Howards Crk)GreenbrierWVSW end along Howard Creek. Originally entered as Bods RidgeDinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Dalmanites;;brachiopoda-Hipparionyx,Rhipidomella,Schellwienella,spiriferida-SpiriferWV001037.8158,-80.2829,,AHm73|*$WV0012,WV0086
Caldwell(NW1-I64)GreenbrierWV1km NW on I64MPriceichnofossils(diverse)WV001137.7907,-80.3845,,AHm73|$*WV0086
White Sulfur Springs(BobsRidge)GreenbrierWVBob's RidgeDinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-TrimerusWV001237.8407,-80.2609,,AHm73|$*WV0010
Capon BridgeHampshireWVIn Roadside Quarry Exposure ofDmMahantangoinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Phacops;;brachiopoda,mollusks-cephalopoda-nautilidae,orthocerida-MichelinocerasWV001339.2981,-78.4364,,AHm73|$*
Capon LakeHampshireWVIn road cutinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita;echinoderms-crinoidsWV001439.1598,-78.5348,,AHm73|*$WV0018,WV0111
Capon Lake(PA259)HampshireWVIn small roadside quarry 400m S of village of Capon Lake on WV259 Locality 18DNeedmoreinvertebrates-arthropoda-crustacea-ostracoda;trilobita-Basidechenella,Phacops,(others);;brachiopoda,cnidaria-conularia-Conularia;corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,cephalopoda,gastropodaWV0111Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.1562,-78.5374,,AHm73|*$WV0014,WV0018
Delray(S2)HampshireWV2km S in roadcuts and bank of North RiverDmMahantangoinvertebratesWV0136https://www.fossilguy.com/sites/mahantango/index.htm39.1790,-78.6224,,AKm73|,
Hanging Rock(US50)HampshireWValong US50DKeyserinvertebrates-bryozoa,echinoderms-crinoids(fragments);porifera(sponges)-stromatoporoidea-StromatoporaWV001539.2667,-78.5417,,AHm73|$*
Purgitsville(E5-CampRun)HampshireWV5 km E along road along Camp Run,N of Taylor Knob on W flank of Mill Creek Mountain AnticlineDinvertebrates-arthropoda-crustacea-ostracoda;;brachiopoda-Chonostrophia,Coelospira,Eatonia,Leptostrophia,spiriferida-SpiriferWV001639.2422,-78.8723,,AHm73|$*
Rio(N6-WV29)HampshireWV6.4km N in roadcut on WV29, along road and in North River (Permission Required for river access) in shales and limestone nodules - Locality 27DMahantangoinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Greenops,Phacops,Trimerus;;brachiopoda,bryozoa,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,cephalopoda(straight),gastropodaWV0117Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.1633,-78.638,,AHm72|$*
Romney(N7-PotomacRiv)HampshireWV6.5 km N along Potomac River in RR cuts in water gap through Mill Creek MountainDRidgeley Sandstone,Keyser, Upper Limestoneinvertebrates-brachiopoda-spiriferida-Spirifer;;bryozoa-CyphotrypaWV001739.4000,-78.7434,,AHm73?|$*
Romney(W4-US50)HampshireWV3.5km W on US50 in rocks adjacent to quarry entrance, Locality 10SmTonoloway,Helderberginvertebrates-arthropoda-crustacea-ostracoda;;brachiopoda,bryozoa,cnidaria-corals(silicified);echinoderms-cystoidea(plates)WV0105Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.3302,-78.8026,,AHm72?|$*
Yellow Spring(CacaponRiv)HampshireWV3 km from WV14/US220(?) junction in roadcut on Cacapon RiverDinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Coronura,Odontocephalus,Phacops;;brachiopoda,mollusks-cephalopoda-ammonoidea-AgoniatitesWV0018WV14 and US220 do not intersect and neither is anywhere near the Capacon River (or each other)39.1894,-78.5098,,AHm73?|*$WV0014,WV0109,WV0111
Yellow Spring(N3-WV14/CapaconRiv)HampshireWV3.2km N on Capon River Road (WV14) in road cut and natural exposure on W bank of Capacon River. Locality 20DNeedmoreinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Coronura,Odontopleura,Phacops;;brachiopodaWV0109Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.1894,-78.5098,,AHm73?|$*WV0018
BakerHardyWVLocality 24DMahantango?invertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Dechenella,Greenops,Phacops,Trimerus;;brachiopoda,bryozoa,cnidaria-corals;mollusks-bivalvia,cephalopoda,gastropodaWV0114Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.0417,-78.7450,,AHm73|*$WV0019,WV0020,WV0027,WV0106,WV0110
Baker(N-WV259)HardyWVN on WV259 in steep road cuts. Parking is a problem?WV0019WV259 seems to end just S of Baker39.0417,-78.7450,,AHm73?|*$WV0020,WV0027,WV0106,WV0110,WV0114
Baker(WV259)HardyWVon WV259 in road cutsinvertebrates-brachiopoda(molds),cnidaria-coralsWV002039.0371,-78.7484,,AHm73|*$WV0019,WV0027,WV0106,WV0110,WV0114
BassHardyWVNW on narrow dirt road 650m to ford, then N along stream 160m. Uncommon but well preserved fish plates (Herostraci) in limestone.Svertebrata-fish(scales,plates)WV01411960 SILURIAN FISH FOSSILS IN THE SALINA BASIN W. P LEUTZE GSA Bulletin (1960) 71 (2): 215-21838.9547,-79.0049,,AKm73|,
Brake(W1-DumplingRun)HardyWV1400 meters W along road along Dumpling RunDPort Jervis Limestoneinvertebrates(abundant)-arthropoda-trilobita-Dalmanites,Homalonotus;;brachiopoda-RensselaeriaWV002138.8926,-79.0488,,AHm73|$*
Lost City(WV259)HardyWVIn roadcut on E side of WV 259 opposite Cove Run Road. Locality 25 in a shale layer and associated concretions. Collect in talus due to hazard from falling rocksDMahantangoinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Dechenella,Greenops,Phacops,Trimerus;;brachiopoda,bryozoa,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids-Arthrocantha;;mollusks-bivalvia,cephalopoda(straight),gastropoda-pteropoda-tentaculitidaWV0115Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks38.9216,-78.8432,,AHm72?|$*
Lost RiverHardyWVinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobitaWV002338.9536,-78.8042,,AHm73|$*WV0025
Lost River Village(E1-MillGapRun)HardyWV1 km E along Mill Gap RunRidgeley Sandstone,Port Ewen chertinvertebrates-brachiopoda-Coelospira,Eospirifer,Leptocoelia,Leptostrophia,Meristella,spiriferida-Spirifer;;mollusks-gastropoda-pteropoda-tentaculitidaWV0025'Leptostrophia' was 'Septostrophia' in original38.9514,-78.8013,,AHm72|$*WV0023
Lost River(W7-US48)HardyWVin roadcut on WV55(US48) 7.3 km W of WardensvilleDinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Odontocephalus,Odontopleura,Phacops;;brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusksWV002439.0605,-78.6844,,AHm73|*$WV0026,WV0027,WV0106
Lost River(WV259)HardyWVIn roadcut 500m W of WV55-259 bridge over Lost River Locality 17DNeedmoreinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Basidechenella,Coronura,Dalmanites,Odontocephalus,Odontopleura,Phacops;;brachiopoda,bryozoa,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,cephalopoda,gastropoda-pteropodaWV0110Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.047,-78.7404,,AHm73?|*$WV0019,WV0020,WV0027,WV0106,WV0114
MoorefieldHardyWVLocality 26DMahantango?invertebrates-mollusksWV0116Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.0625,-78.9697,,AHm73|$*
PerryHardyWVnearby in road cut with coal exposure. Originally entered as Peary, WV-WV0001http://www.wam.umd.edu/~pdodd/elt.htm38.9676,-78.6758,,AHm73|$*
Perry(WV23)HardyWV4.8km S in small road cut at sharp bend on WV23-10 about 1km N of VA state line. Many of the fossils are distorted Locality 3OmMartinsburginvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Acidaspis,Calliops,Cryptolithus,Flexicalymene,Isotelus,Odontopleura;;brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,cephalopodaWV0102Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks38.9325,-78.6892,,AHm72|$*
Wardensville(E)HardyWVEinvertebrates-brachiopodaWV002839.0750,-78.5981,,AHm73|$*WV0113
Wardensville(E3-WV55/US48)HardyWVIn roadcut exposures on both sides of WV55 3km E. Locality 23 in shales and in calcareous nodulesDMahantangoinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Greenops,Phacops;;brachiopoda,bryozoa,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,cephalopoda-ammonoidea,(straight);gastropoda-pteropoda-tentaculitidaWV0113Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.0912,-78.5768,,AHm73|$*WV0028
Wardensville(S10-WV55)HardyWV9.6km S on WV55Dinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Phacops;;bryozoa,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-cephalopodaWV0027WV55/US48 runs mostly EW39.0519,-78.6982,,AGl63?|*$WV0019,WV0020,WV0024,WV0026,WV0106,WV0110,WV0114
Wardensville(SW7-TroutRun)HardyWV6.5 km SW along Trout RunDKeyser Limestoneinvertebrates-brachiopoda-spiriferida-Spirifer;Stenoscisma,UncinulusWV0026invertebrates-brachiopoda-Stenoscisma originally Stenochisma39.0275,-78.6590,,AHm73|*$WV0024,WV0027,WV0106
Wardensville(US48)HardyWVA few large road cuts on WC55/US48 starting around 2 miles east of Wardensville, West Virginia. The Gray shales contain fossils while the Black shales are relatively barren. Different layers will have different types and amounts of fossils. There is one large pulloff at one of the roadcuts and a few areas with a very wide shoulder to park.invertebrates?WV0135https://www.fossilguy.com/sites/mahantango/index.htm39.0751,-78.5978,,AKm73|,
Wardensville(W6)HardyWV WV55/US48, 6.4km west of Wardensville in quarryDinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita;(others)WV0134http://mentalfloss.com/article/50997/10-states-fossil-hunting-sites-public39.0625,-78.6816,,AKm72?|,
Wardensville(W8-LostRiver-WV55/WV259)HardyWV8km W on WV55-259 in cliffs and gravels along Lost River. Silicified fossils. Locality 11SuKeyserinvertebrates-brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;porifera-stromatoporoideaWV0106Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks39.0425,-78.7045,,AHm73?|*$WV0019,WV0020,WV0024,WV0026,WV0027,WV0110,WV0114
Wardensville(WV55)HardyWVAt Lost River site -- 3.7km W of US48-WV55 junction on WV55 in abandoned quarry on N side of road. Trilobites-mostly disarticulatedDinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Phacops,(2 other taxa);;brachiopoda-Rhipidomella-corals-TrachyporaWV0138,WV0139101 American Fossil Sites-Dickas39.0650,-78.6611,,AKm72|,
Clarksburg(FBICenter)HarrisonWVN in siltstones in low road cut on entrance road to FBI CenterPNvertebrates-fish(teeth)(scales)(bones)(coprolites)WV002939.3255,-80.2625,,AHm73?|$*
Cumberland-Shenandoah Valleys*JeffersonWVIn numerous exposures of Ore Hill Limestone member of Gatesburg Formation. There may also be exposures in Pendleton County parallel to the VA-WV borderCu?Gatesburginvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobitaWV0124Often abundantly fossiliferoushttp://www.jstor.org/pss/129990439.289,-77.86,,AHh14|$*
Logan(N6-WV119-Walmart)LoganWV6.4km N on WV119 in debris from WalMart/Lowes plaza excavationPNKanawhaplants-pteridophyta-AnnulariaWV003037.8589,-82.0444,,AHm73|$*
Hebron ChurchMarionWVin road cut oppositeinvertebrates-brachiopodaWV003139.4026,-80.0378,,AHm72|$*
Moundsville(GraveCrkMound)MarshallWVGrave Creek Mound Historical Site Archeologic Center, 801 Jefferson Ave, Moundsville, WV 26041. (304)843-4128 Archeology museum with some fossils.WV0142https://wvculture.org/explore/grave-creek-mound/39.9169,-80.7466,,AKm72|,
Moundsville(S-RobertsRidge)MarshallWVS in outcrops along Rpberts Ridge Rd-Stop 2. limestone,clay,shale,sandstone,coal. Lingula in one thin zone above Washington CoalPlDunkardinvertebrates-arthropoda-crustacea-ostracoda;;brachiopoda-Lingula;mollusks-gastropoda;;plants,vertebrates-fish(teeth spines)WV0129Geology of the Pennsylvanian-Permian in the Dunkard Basin39.9046,-80.7595,,AHm72|$*
Bramwell(HighwallPrk)MercerWVAt Highwall Parkinvertebrates-mollusksWV0032Originally entered as Princeton. Highwall Park seems to be on US52 NW of Bramwell near Coaldale.37.3636,-81.3353,,AHm73?|$*
Glen Lyn(US460)MercerWVW of Glen Lyn in long road cut on US460MBluefieldichnofossils(tetrapod footprints),invertebrates-brachiopoda,bryozoa-Archimedes;echinoderms-blastoideaWV0137101 American Fossil Sites-Dickas37.3639,-80.8722,,AKm72|,
PrincetonMercerWVAt construction site near the community hospitalPNplants-lycopodiophyta-Lepidodendron;pteridophyta-equisetales-Calamites;(ferns);(others)WV003337.3626,-81.1127,,AHm73|*$WV0034,WV0035
Princeton(OakdaleRR)MercerWVFossils are in a RR cut in Oakvale. Most apparently are in very hard rock and are difficult to extractM?invertebrates-echinoderms-blastoideaWV003437.3712,-81.0848,,AHm73?|*$WV0033,WV0035
Princeton(US460)MercerWVrare fossils in I460(US460?) road cutsinvertebrates-brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-blastoideaWV003537.3595,-81.0931,,AHm73?|*$WV0033,WV0034
Keyser(SE3-WV46)MineralWV3 km SE along WV46 on E slope of Knobbly MountainDKeyserinvertebrates-cnidaria-corals-rugosa-Cyathophyllum;tabulata-Favosites;;;porifera-stromatoporoidea-StromatoporaWV003639.4243,-78.9478,,AHm73|*$MD0149,MD0150
Keyser(SW7)MineralWV6.5 km SW in quarries and road cutsDKeyserinvertebrates-cnidaria-corals-rugosa-Cyathophyllum;tabulata-Favosites;;;porifera-stromatoporoidea-StromatoporaWV003739.3953,-79.0123,,AHm73|$*WV0038
New Creek(US220+US50)MineralWVat intersection of US220-US50DRidgeley,Port Jervis Limestoneinvertebrates-brachiopoda-Leptostrophia,Rensselaeria,spiriferida-Spirifer;;cnidaria-corals-rugosa-CyathophyllumWV003839.363,-79.0054,,AHm73|*$WV0037
Patterson CreekMineralWVS of RR on Patterson Farm-good fossilsDHamilton-WV0095An American Geological Railway Guide P33539.5633,-78.7247,,AHm73|$*MD0007
Blaney Hollow(BuckeyeStoneQry)MonongaliaWVBuckeye Stone Company QuarryMWymps Gapinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita;brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,gastropoda;;vertebrates-fish(teeth)(uncommon)WV0100http://www.geo.wvu.edu/~kammer/reprints/Kammer&Lake2001.pdf39.7006, -79.7871,,AHm73|$*PA0343
CassvilleMonongaliaWVUpper Coal MeasuresPN?plants-pteridophyta-cycadopsida-SorocladusWV0125Google Books A dictionary of the fossils of Pennsylvania and neighboring states named in ... By J. Peter Lesley39.666,-80.064,,AHm73|$*WV0130
CassvilleMonongaliaWVabundant,diverse plants in a gray shale just above Waynesburg CoalPlCassvilleinvertebrates-arthropoda(cockroach wings);plantsWV0130Geology of the Pennsylvanian-Permian in the Dunkard Basin39.6656,-80.0637,,AHm73|$*WV0125
Deckers Creek(GreerLimestoneQry)MonongaliaWVGreer Limestone Company QuarryMWymps Gapinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita;brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,gastropoda;;vertebrates-fish(teeth)(uncommon)WV0101http://www.geo.wvu.edu/~kammer/reprints/Kammer&Lake2001.pdf39.6268,-79.9439,,AHm73|$*WV0097
Gladesville*MonongaliaWVin old strip mine inPNFreeport Coal, Lowerinvertebrates-arthropoda-merostomata-xiphosura-myriapoda(uncommon)-Acantherpestes;;;;;plantsWV003939.4670,-79.8770,,AHm73|$*
GreerMonongaliaWVMMauch Chunkvertebrates-amphibia-GreererpetonWV004038.8275,-82.0343,,AHm73|$*
Greer QuarryMonongaliaWVMvertebrates-amphibia-GreererpetonWV0041Somewhat confusing. There is no sign of a Greer quarry, active or abandoned, at Greer or Morgantown. The loc used is the current Greer Limestone Co quarry near Riverton.38.7729,-79.3887,,AHm73|$*
MorgantownMonongaliaWVIn shopping center (K-Mart?)PZplantsWV0133Fossilguy.com Plax March 13,14 201439.6533,-79.9429,,AKm73?|,
MorgantownMonongaliaWVMississippian ('sub-carboniferous') fossils in arch below coalsMinvertebrates-mollusksWV0097An American Geological Railway Guide P34839.6294,-79.9561,,AHm73|$*WV0101
Morgantown(I68)*MonongaliaWValong I68 and at some exitsPNAmes Limestoneinvertebrates-mollusksWV004339.6468,-79.8948,,AHm73?|$*
Morgantown(N5-I79)MonongaliaWV5 km N on E side of I-79 near - at interface between limestones and sandstonesPNvertebrates-fish(teeth)(bones)(fragments)(scales)(coprolites)WV004239.6525,-80.0059,,AHm73?|$*
Morgantown(WVGESMus)MonongaliaWVWest Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, Museum of Geology and Natural History. 1 Mont Chateau Road, Morgantown, WV 26508. (304)594-2331, Fax:(304)594-2575. Fossils, some vertebrate mounts, some dinosaur replicas. Maintains displays at welcome centers on I68 (Hazelton), I64 (Lewisburg) and a SMART Market Center in WheelingWV0143http://www.wvgs.wvnet.edu/www/museum/museum.htm39.6583,-79.8512,,AKm72|,
Morgantown(WVU)MonongaliaWVIn slabs at _The Towers_ and at top of hill between Law Center and the StadiumPZvertebrates-fish(teeth)WV0132Fossilguy.com Plax March 13,14 201439.6492,-79.9567,,AKm72?|,
Ryan HollowMonongaliaWVIn abandoned quarry near top of hollowMWymps Gapinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita;brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,gastropoda;;vertebrates-fish(teeth)(uncommon)WV0099http://www.geo.wvu.edu/~kammer/reprints/Kammer&Lake2001.pdf38.1640,-81.9456,,AHm73|$*
Gap Mills(W3-WV3)MonroeWVRoadcuts on WV3 3.4km W in Limestones and weathered soils - Locality 34MuGreenbriarinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita;brachiopoda,bryozoa,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-blastoidea,crinoids;mollusks-gastropodaWV0119Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks37.5793,-80.4216,,AHm73|$*
Haynes CaveMonroeWV1570 Moore Rd, Sinks Grove, wvPEvertebrates-mammals-pilosa-Megalonyx(claws)WV004437.6801,-80.4847,,AHm73|$*WV0045
Patton CaveMonroeWVPEvertebrates-mammals-artiodactyla-Platygonus(peccary)WV004537.6921,-80.4876,,AHm73|$*WV0044
Waiteville(VA635)?MonroeWVIn small weathered road cut on the N side of VA635 2.2km NE of Virginia state line, Locality 9SmRose Hillinvertebrates-arthropoda-crustacea-ostracoda;trilobita(fragments)-Calymene,Dalmanites,Liocalymene,Trimerus;;brachiopoda,bryozoa,mollusks-bivalviaWV0104Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks37.4566,-80.4724,,AHm72|$*
Berkeley Springs(PennsylvaniaGlassQry)MorganWVat Pennsylvania Glass Sand Quarry in Sandstone and Shaleinvertebrates-cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;;plants(fragments)WV004739.6463,-78.2195,,AHm73?|*$WV0046,WV0048,WV0098
Berkeley Springs(PennsylvaniaGlassQry)MorganWVat Pennsylvania Glass Sand Quarry in Sandstone and Shaleinvertebrates-cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;;plants(fragments)WV004839.6463,-78.2195,,AHm73?|*$WV0046,WV0047,WV0098
Berkeley Springs(W1-WarmSpringMtn-WV9)MorganWV1 km W at crest of Warm Spring Mountain along WV9DHelderberginvertebrates-brachiopoda-Eatonia,Meristella,spiriferida-Spirifer;(others);cnidaria-corals-rugosa-Enterolasma;;;echinoderms-crinoids-EdriocrinusWV004639.6241,-78.2340,,AHm73|*$WV0047,WV0048,WV0098
Berkely SpringsMorganWVWell preserved fossils in hard sandstoneDOriskanyinvertebrates-mollusksWV0098Paleolist 20081211 09:5539.6269,-78.2297,,AHm53|*$WV0046,WV0047,WV0048
Cacapon riverMorganWVinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobitaWV004939.6203,-78.2831,,AHm73|$*
Paw Paw(W3rr)MorganWV3.2km W in RR cut -- possibly in MD. Paw Paw refers to Paw Paw, Morgan County, WV on the South Bank of the Potomac RiverDuJenningsinvertebrates-mollusks-bivalvia-PalaeoneiloWV0128http://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?action=displayCollectionDetails&collection_no=5481639.5158,-78.4743,,AHm73|$*
Zilor(?) FordMorganWVon Cacapon River below the Cacapon clubhouse 10.5 km S of Great CacaponDKeyserinvertebrates-porifera-stromatoporoidea(reef)WV0050Can't identify Zilor Ford. This might be in the vicinity of 39.5287N,-78.3473W39.5287,-78.3473,,AHm73?|$*
Summersville(RampRunMine)NicholasWVN on WV19 to Spruce Run Rd. W(N?) about 11(6?)km to Buffalo Creek and Ramp Run Surface Mine #1 Probably better to proceed N on WV19 beyond Spruce Run Rd to Youngs Mtn Rd. Take Youngs Mtn Rd and Ridge Rd to mine.PNKanawhaplants-pteridophyta-Annularia,AsterophyllitesWV005138.448,-80.810,,AHm73?|$*
Elm GroveOhioWVIn the Waynesburg Coal bedPWashingtonplantsWV005340.0460,-80.6580,,AHm73|$*WV0052
Elm Grove(I70)OhioWVAlong I70PDunkard Groupvertebrates-amphibia-lepospondyli-Diploceraspis,Lysorophus;temnospondyli-EdopsWV005240.0460,-80.6580,,AHm73|$*WV0053
Wheeling(Greggsville-Clinton-PotomacRd)OhioWVIn streambed adjacent to Greggsville-Clinton-Potomac Rd road 2.4km (E or W?) from road to Olgebay Park from WV88 - Locality 40. Could possibly be around 40.0921,-80.6879 insteadPNuMonongahelaplants-angiosperms-Lepidophyllum;gymnospermopsida-Alethopteris,coniferophyta-Cordaites;;pteridophyta-Alloiopteris,Annularia,equisetales-Calamites;Pecopteris;;vertebrates-fishWV0122Alloiopteris originally AlliopterisFossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks40.1148,-80.6623,,AHm73?|$*
Briery Gap RunPendletonWVOriginal says LaVale County, VA, but there is no LaVale county in either VA or WVDuForeknobsplants(spores)WV012726 taxa of plants-sporeshttp://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?action=displayCollectionDetails&collection_no=2357838.7292,-79.4665,,AHm73?|$*
Franklin(US33)PendletonWVIn roadcut and quarry 13.3km E of US33-US220 Junction Locality 19DNeedmoreinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Phacops;;brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-bivalvia,cephalopoda,gastropodaWV0112Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks38.6606,-79.2390,,AHm73|$*WV0057
Germany ValleyPendletonWVTop layers of McGlone LimestoneOMcGlone-WV0090http://www.psc-cavers.org/articles/GVstratcolumn.html38.7406,-79.4312,,AHj14|*$WV0089,WV0091
Germany ValleyPendletonWVTop layers of McGraw LimestoneOMcGrawinvertebrates-brachiopoda,(others)WV0089http://www.psc-cavers.org/articles/GVstratcolumn.html38.7406,-79.4312,,AHj14|*$WV0090,WV0091
Germany Valley Overlook(WV33)PendletonWVIn road cuts on WV33 E and W of Germany Valley Overlook 19.2(?)km W of Franklin, Locality 5OuReedsvilleinvertebrates-arthropoda-crustacea-ostracoda;trilobita-Calliops,Ceraurus,Flexicalymene,Isotelus;;brachiopoda,bryozoa,echinoderms-crinoids;graptolites,mollusks-bivalvia,gastropodaWV0103Location is near or at the overlookFossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks38.7065,-79.4219,,AHm73|*$PA0295,PA0296,WV0055,WV0092,WV0093,WV0094
Germany Valley(US33)PendletonWVon US33 1.1 km E of Bland Hills RdOmReedsvilleinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita;brachiopoda,bryozoa,graptolitesPA029538.7053,-79.4228,,AHm73|*$PA0296,WV0055,WV0092,WV0093,WV0094,WV0103
Germany Valley(US33)PendletonWVon US33 2.3 km E of Bland Hills Rd not the same faunas found to westOmReedsvilleinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita;brachiopoda,bryozoa,graptolitesPA029638.7063,-79.4149,,AHm73|*$PA0295,WV0055,WV0092,WV0093,WV0094,WV0103
Germany Valley*PendletonWVUpper member of Big Valley formation forms overhangs in area ravinesOBig Valley-WV0091http://www.psc-cavers.org/articles/GVstratcolumn.html38.7406,-79.4312,,AHj14|*$WV0089,WV0090
Hamilton CavePendletonWVLate Irvingtonian Cheetah Room fauna,mammals(bones)PLvertebrates-mammals(bones)WV005438.6056,-79.3708,,AHm73|$*
Judy Gap(US33)PendletonWVHwy 33 1.1km E of Bland Hill Rd in limestonesOReedsville,Lowerinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Cryptolithus;;brachiopoda-Rafinesquina,Sowerbyella,Zygospira;bryozoa-Hallopora,Prasopora;echinoderms-crinoids(fragments);graptolites-Climacograptus,Diplograptus;mollusks-cephalopoda-orthocerida-Orthoceras;;gastropoda,monoplacophora-SinuitesWV0092http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/vageol/outreach/fieldtrips/guide1/stops4to7.html38.7053,-79.4228,,AHm73|*$PA0295,PA0296,WV0055,WV0093,WV0094,WV0103
Judy Gap(US33)PendletonWVHwy 33 2.4km E of Bland Hill Rd in limestonesOReedsville,Upperinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Isotelus;;brachiopoda-Lingula,Orthorhynchula;mollusks-bivalvia-Ambonychia,Ischyrodonta,Modiolopsis,Tancrediopsis;gastropoda-PlectonotusWV0093http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/vageol/outreach/fieldtrips/guide1/stops4to7.html38.7063,-79.4149,,AHm73|*$PA0295,PA0296,WV0055,WV0092,WV0094,WV0103
Judy Gap(US33)PendletonWVHwy 33 5.4km E of Bland Hill Rd in limestonesSTuscaroraichnofossils-burrows_invertebrate-Arthrophycus,SkolithosWV0094http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/vageol/outreach/fieldtrips/guide1/stops4to7.html38.7045,-79.4003,,AHm73|*$PA0295,PA0296,WV0055,WV0092,WV0093,WV0103
Judy Gap(US33-E4)PendletonWVin road cuts 3-5km E on US33OReedsvilleinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Isotelus;;brachiopoda-Lingula,Orthorhynchula;mollusks-bivalvia-Ambonychia,Ischyrodonta,Modiolopsis,Tancrediopsis;gastropoda-PlectonotusWV005538.7063,-79.4149,,AHm73|*$PA0295,PA0296,WV0092,WV0093,WV0094,WV0103
Moatstown(SSE2)PendletonWV2 km SSE along country roadinvertebrates-brachiopoda-Chonetes;bryozoa-Cyphotrypa;cnidaria-corals;porifera-stromatoporoidea-StromatoporaWV005638.5304,-79.3833,,AHm73|$*WV0107
Moyers(WhitethornCk-WV23)PendletonWVIn road cuts and hillside exposures on WV23 along Thorn Creek 9.6km from crossing of South Branch of the Potomac River. Locality 12SuKeyserinvertebrates-brachiopoda,bryozoa,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-cystoidea(plates);mollusks-gastropoda;porifera(sponges)-stromatoporoidea;;plants-algae(calcareous)WV0107Originally entered as Franklin, wv/Thorn Run. Best guess is this is 4.8km SW from Moyers on Doe Hill Rd to WV23/2. Whitethorn Creek is the stream running along Doe Hill RdFossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks38.5098,-79.368,,AHm73?|*$WV0022,WV0056
Oak Flat(W3-US33)PendletonWV2.5 km W along US33 in Hivelt(?) GapDPort Jervis Limestoneinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Dalmanites;;brachiopoda-Coelospira,Eatonia,Rensselaeria,Rhipidomella,Schellwienella,spiriferida-Spirifer;;echinoderms-crinoids-Edriocrinus;;mollusks-gastropoda-pteropoda-tentaculitida;;;(others)WV0057There is an unnamed (on USGS maps) gap in Dickerson Mountain roughly in the right place38.6587,-79.2381,,AHm73|$*WV0112
Petersburg(S27-US220+PotomacRiv)PendletonWV27 km S at US220 bridge over Potomac RiverDCorriganville,Oriskanyinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Dalmanites,Phacops,Trimerus;;brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoids;mollusks-gastropodaWV0058Petersburg is in Grant County38.8055,-79.2762,,AHm73?|$*WV0060
Ruddle(W1)PendletonWV1.2 km W in LimestoneDPort Jervisinvertebrates-mollusksWV0059-38.7158,-79.3166,,AHm73|$*
Smoke Hole(WV2-US220)PendletonWVin cliffs and road cuts on road along South Branch of the Potomac between US220 near Upper Tract and Big Bend Recreation area. Locality 15DlCorriganville,Oriskanyinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Trimerus;;brachiopoda,mollusks-gastropoda-pteropoda-tentaculitidaWV0108Basically this seems to be anywhere along WV2 between its junction with US220 N of Upper Tract and its termination at Big Bend Campground N or Ketterman.Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks38.8619,-79.2804,,AHm73|$*
Sugar Grove(?)(W-MoyerRd)PendletonWVW along Moyer Gap-Sugar Grove RoadDPort Jervis Limestoneinvertebrates(abundant)-arthropoda-trilobita-Dalmanites,Homalonotus;;brachiopoda-RensselaeriaWV0022Originally entered as Johnston, Hardy County which does not seem to exist.38.5133,-79.3251,,AHm73?|$*WV0107
Upper Tract(NW3-WV2)PendletonWV2.5 km NW along road from US220 to Smoke Hole SettlementDPort Jervis,Ridgeleyinvertebrates-arthropoda-trilobita-Dalmanites,Homalonotus;;brachiopoda-Chonetes,Rensselaeria,Rhipidomella,spiriferida-Spirifer;Stropheodonta;mollusks?-gastropoda-pteropoda-tentaculitidaWV006038.8086,-79.279,,AHm73|$*WV0058
-*PocahontasWVIn area quarries and fields -- Large silicified heads of the corals-LithostrotionellaMHillsdale Limestoneinvertebrates-cnidaria-corals-rugosa-LithostrotionellaWV006138.3102, -80.0088,,AHj44|$*
BurrPocahontasWValong country road in small anticlineDHuntersville?invertebrates-arthropoda-crustacea-ostracoda;;brachiopoda-Eodevonaria,Leptocoelia,Reticularia,Schellwienella;mollusks-gastropoda-pteropoda-tentaculitida-StyliolinaWV0062No citations for a Devonian Huntsville formation(Huntersville?)38.0656,-80.1053,,AHm73|$*
Dunmore(E1-SitlingtonCrk)PocahontasWV1 km E on N bank of Sitlington CreekDinvertebrates-cnidaria-corals-tabulata-Cladopora,Favosites;;;porifera(sponges)-stromatoporoidea-StromatoporaWV006338.3570,-79.8751,,AHm73|$*
Frost(WNW1-SugarcampCrk)PocahontasWV1200 meters WNW along Sugarcamp Creek near and above a large springDTonoloway Limestoneinvertebrates-arthropoda-crustacea-ostracoda-leperditiidae-LeperditiaWV006438.2756,-79.8913,,AHm73|$*
Green Bank(S1)PocahontasWV1 km S at bend of country road in chert and dark shaleDmHuntersvilleinvertebrates-brachiopoda-Leptocoelia,Orbiculoidea;cnidaria-conularia-Conularia;;(others)WV006538.4133,-79.8307,,AHm73|$*
Hillsboro(LocustCrk)PocahontasWVIn bed of Locust Creek at bridge over the creek on Locust Creek Road which branches off WV219 about 3.2km W of Hillsboro in green/blue chert nodules - Locality 35MuGreenbriarinvertebrates-brachiopoda,cnidaria-corals;echinoderms-crinoidsWV0120Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks38.1140,-80.2410,,AHm72|$*
Huntersville(E2)PocahontasWV1.6km E in thin bed in sandstone lentil. abundant fish scales and plates.SWills Creekvertebrata-fish(scales,plates)WV01401960 SILURIAN FISH FOSSILS IN THE SALINA BASIN W. P LEUTZE GSA Bulletin (1960) 71 (2): 215-21838.1992,-80.0071,,AKm73|,
Marlinton(WV150+WilliamsRiv)PocahontasWVIn roadcut on WV150 3.7km S of junction with WV86 at bridge over Williams River - Locality 37PNKanawhaplants-gymnospermopsida-Neuropteris;lycopodiophyta-Lepidodendron,Stigmaria;pteridophyta-cycadopsida-Trigonocarpus;equisetales-Calamites;MariopterisWV0121Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States, Jasper Burns available via Googlebooks38.3091,-80.2411,,AHm72?|$*
RowlesburgPrestonWVIn Oswaygo memberDuPriceichnofossils-burrows_invertebrate-SkolithosWV0087http://www.ohiolink.edu/etd/send-pdf.cgi?toledo111601481639.3489,-79.6701,,AHm73|$*
Beckley?RaleighWVW in reclaimed strip mine. Sandstone casts of logsPNplants(casts)WV008337.7781,-81.1883,,AHm53|$*
-RandolphWVDForeknobsichnofossils,invertebrates-cnidaria(jellyfish),mollusks-cephalopodaWV006738.8093, -80.0088,,AHj44|$*
BowdenRandolphWVIn Riddlesburg ShaleMPriceichnofossils-burrows_invertebrate-SkolithosWV0085http://www.ohiolink.edu/etd/send-pdf.cgi?toledo111601481638.9088,-79.7096,,AHm73|$*WV0068
Bowden CaveRandolphWVa few miles East of ElkinsPEvertebrates-mammals-proboscidea-Mastodon(Tooth)WV006838.9106,-79.7007,,AHm72|$*WV0085
Elkins(StirrupGallery)RandolphWVThe Stirrup Gallery of Davis and Elkins College. 305 Campus Dr, Elkins, WV 26241. (304)637-1980. Community museum with anumerous collections including one of Miocene and Pleistocene fossils. Closed as of April 2022. Not known if/when it will reopen.WV014438.9310,-79.8494,,AKm72|,
Elkins(W)RandolphWVIn road cut West of Elkinsplants(seeds)WV007138.9364,-79.929,,AHm73?|*$WV0069,WV0070
Elkins(W8-US33)RandolphWV8km W on WV33. Coal with fern impressions and some woodplants-pteridophyta-(ferns),(wood)WV007038.9364,-79.929,,AHm73|*$WV0069,WV0071
Elkins(W8-WV33)RandolphWV8 km W on WV33(/48?) on N in coal seamplants-pteridophyta-(ferns),(wood)WV006938.9364,-79.929,,AHm73|*$WV0070,WV0071
Elkins*RandolphWVIn roadcuts from 2005 time period road constructionDForeknobsichnofossils,invertebrates-brachiopoda,mollusks-bivalvia;;plants(wood),vertebrates-fish(bones)(teeth)WV007238.93,-79.85,,AHm73|$*
Berea(HugheRiverBdg)RitchieWVAt Hughes River BridgePvertebrates-reptilia(tracks),synapsida-DimetrodonWV007339.1374,-80.9340,,AHm73|$*
Reedy CreekRoaneWVPvertebrates-amphibia-diadectidae-DiadectesWV007438.9114,-81.4250,,AHm73|$*
SandstoneSummersWVRoad cuts 'above' town -- rare fossilsAvisinvertebrates-brachiopoda,cnidaria-coralsWV008437.7708,-80.8917,,AHj43|$*WV0081
Atenville(RollemForkMine)WayneWVW(SW?) on WV68 4.8km,left on Francis Creek Rd. Near Junction of Frances Creek and Kiah Creek,right on dirt road for 1.6km to Rollem Fork Surface Mine #2PNAlleghenyplants-pteridophyta-AnnulariaWV007637.9867,-82.1850,,AHm73?|$*
Parkersburg?WoodWVAt Albany Limestone Quarry-Probably Not. This entry appears to be a confused reference to fish teeth of the petalodont shark Fissodus which is found in the Late Pennsylvanian Ames Limestone of SouthWest PA, and adjacent OH and WV. It appears that surface rocks at Parkersburg are Permian coals and lakebed deposits such as those exposed on the US50 bypass.PN?WV0077Albany probably refers to the NY State Museum at Albany39.2677,-81.6444,,AHm73|$*
Huff Creek(N1-LaurelBranch))WyomingWV1 km N near the mouth of Laurel Branch in gray silty shaleinvertebrates-mollusks-bivalvia-AviculopectenWV007837.7704,-81.6227,,AHm73|$*
Itmann MineWyomingWVPNplants-lycopodiophyta-StigmariaWV007937.5736,-81.4176,,AHm73?|$*
Oceana(SW-CedarCrk)WyomingWVin hillside to SW and along Cedar Creek above Eagle Creek Coal bed.PNPottsville, Upperinvertebrates-mollusks-bivalvia-AviculopectenPA0275Misspelled as Occana in some sources37.6921,-81.624,,AHm73|$*WV0080
Oceana(SW-CedarCrk)WyomingWVin hillside to SW and along Cedar Creek above Matewan CoalPNCannelton Limestoneinvertebrates-mollusks-bivalvia-AviculopectenWV008037.6921,-81.624,,AHm73|$*PA0275

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