Plant Fossil Atlas From (Pennsylvanian) Carboniferous Age: Found In Central Appalachian Coalfields by Thomas  F. McLoughlinPlant Fossil Atlas From (Pennsylvanian) Carboniferous Age: Found In Central Appalachian Coalfields by Thomas  F. McLoughlin

Plant Fossil Atlas From (Pennsylvanian) Carboniferous Age: Found In Central Appalachian Coalfields

byThomas F. McLoughlin

Paperback | September 12, 2016

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This book is a picture guide to fossil plants and a few fossil marine organisms found in close association with the coal measures in southwestern Virginia. The fossils are sorted by groups and located as to coal seam horizon and geographic location. Short descriptions of each group of plant types are provided. This publication has been designed for the amateur (rock hound) and also as a virtual guide for the more advanced collector.

There are 71 plates and more than 300 illustrations and photographs, most of which are in color.

Thomas McLoughlin earned a Bachelor of Science from Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky. He also has a Master of Science in geology from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. He was a geologist and coal mine inspector for 28 years with the US Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), whe...
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Title:Plant Fossil Atlas From (Pennsylvanian) Carboniferous Age: Found In Central Appalachian CoalfieldsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.35 inPublished:September 12, 2016Publisher:Green IvyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1945650583

ISBN - 13:9781945650581

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Table of ContentsACKNOWLEDGEMENT IVFOREWORD VINTRODUCTION VICOLLECTING PLANT FOSSILS XICHAPTER ARBORESCENT LYCOPODS (CLUB MOSSES, SCALE TREES) Lepidodendron 1CHAPTER 2ARBORESCENT LYCOPODS (CLUB MOSSES)Sigillaria 19CHAPTER 3CORDAITES: EARLY GYMNOSPERMS Ancient Mangrove-Like Plant 28CHAPTER 4KETTLEBOTTOMS Ancient Tree Trunks 34CHAPTER 5STIGMARIAAncient Root Systems 39CHAPTER 6CALAMITESAncient Relative of the "Horsetail" 46CHAPTER 7SPHENOPHYLLUM 75CHAPTER 8FERNS 82CHAPTER 9SEEDS 130CHAPTER 10MARINE FOSSIL FAUNA FOUND WITH PLANT FOSSIL FLORA 137REFERENCES: 144APPENDIX A 146