Monthly Archives: September 2019

  1. September 30, 2019

    Is That Fossil Fake? Points To Look Before You Purchase it!

    When you have to determine if a fossil is genuine, plenty of tests like acid tests, X-rays, and radiometric dating could be performed. But for a fossil collector getting hands-on such expensive techniques is next to impossible and cost prohibitive. So what should you do, when you need to know whether a fossil you are about to buy is authentic or not? To help you out, here we have mentioned a few tips to go through:

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  2. September 23, 2019

    Why Are Fossilized Shark Teeth Colored?

    Ever wondered why shark teeth are not mainly white but colored? From brown to dark gray, you will find different colors but hardly a white preserved tooth. If you believe it has got something to do with the age of a fossil or its type, the answer is unfortunately a big NO. A fossilized tooth of an extinct shark gets the color from the type of deposit in which it had been preserved all these years. To understand it in a better way, let’s just take a quick look at how a shark tooth gets fossilized first.


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