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Coprolite mining – instant fossilization evidence?

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Coprolite mining was a 19th century industry in England – involving the digging up of coprolites (fossilized dung), phosphate nodules and some septarian nodules for their phosphate to use on farms as fertiliser. One of the interesting things about Coprolite mining is the fact that you can have fossilised dung. Do Coprolites show rapid or …

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