Some of the most interesting stories come from the most unremarkable looking fossils..People
always like big spectacular fossils, entire ichthyosaur skeletons and blocks
full of ammonites. These are wonderful
finds, but you are unlikely to make them unless you can get to good sites
regularly and know exactly what you are doing.
Do not despair! Small unremarkable
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Like any other tool, air compressors require a little TLC to keep them in good running order. We’ve put together a list of basic DIY servicing and maintenance you can do to keep your set up running efficiently for as long as possible.By performing a little maintenance, you’ll keep you down your energy consumption and [...]
Fossils from the Marlstone rock and Junction bed (now known as the Beacon Limestone Formation) can be found on the Dorset coast between Seatown and Eype and also in the Fields on the higher ridges around Ilminster. Despite the closeness of these two sites the collecting is different at each of them. This [...]
This Arnioceras sp. ammonite was found by a couple of one of The Wobbly Fossiler’s guided walks on Charmouth beach. Whilst not the biggest ammonite of this type ever found, its size (80mm) and quality are very uncommon from the location. The particular rock is usually not worth preparing as the ammonites are often crushed [...]