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This may be a long shot, Looking for a place to take an 8 and 13 fossil hunting in southern Indiana county area.
Don't hear of many fossil hunter , don't want anyone's spot, just an area that has some shale outcrops.
 

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Here’s some fossilized tracks of one of the first amphibians on Earth....about 330 million years old. I took this picture in 2013, in a coal mine near the Clearfield and Cambria County border. About 400 feet underground, the mine roof was plastered with criss crossing tracks. Several different critters also.

I have a 3 foot x 3 foot x 6 inch thick slab of shale in my basement that I was able to pry free from the mine roof with a slate bar. There’s a couple different sets of tracks imbedded in it. Don’t know what I’ll ever do with it, but it seemed to good to pass up.
 

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We used to see lots of ferns and tree bark fossils in the mine roof in the Pittsburgh #8 Seam. They were so common you never paid much attention to them. In the Lower Kittanning Seam, fossilized tree bark could be found around most clay veins.
 
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